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1325 implementation – Where is Secretary-General’s leadership?

Posted on 14 March 2010 by admin

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury. Credit: UN Photo

By  Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury *

New York, March 8 — ¬†Exactly to the date, 10 years ago, on the¬†International Women’s Day, on behalf of the UN ¬†Security Council as its President, I¬†had the honor to ¬†issue a statement that brought to global attention the¬†unrecognized, under-utilized and under-valued ¬†contribution women can make to¬†preventing war, to ¬†building peace and to engaging individuals and ¬†societies¬†live in harmony.

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Accountability for Gender Equality Commitments Vital

Posted on 01 March 2010 by admin

Since 2000, gender equality and women’s rights advocates have been saying that progress on normative frameworks and agreements has been steady, but that implementation has lagged far behind.

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