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  • Secretary General's Message on International Women’s Day

    Mar 8, 2017

    Secretary General's Message on International Women’s Day

    Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed.

  • Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030

    Mar 7, 2017

    Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030

    Globalization, digital innovation and climate change, among other factors, continue to change the world in which we work — posing both challenges as well as opportunities in realizing women’s economic potential for a better tomorrow.

  • Investing in young people to harness Swaziland’s demographic dividend

    Jan 17, 2017

    Investing in young people to harness Swaziland’s demographic dividend

    Currently in draft form, the Swaziland Demographic Dividend report will serve as an advocacy tool for increased investments for young people in Swaziland, and will also culminate in the development of national demographic dividend roadmap that will guide the implementation of demographic dividend activities in Swaziland.

  • Repositioning family planning to reduce maternal mortality

    Jan 16, 2017

    Repositioning family planning to reduce maternal mortality

    Swaziland has officially launched a strategic and sustainable training intervention aimed at repositioning Family Planning (FP) as one of the core strategies for the prevention of and reduction of maternal mortality in the country.

  • UN with support of EU delivers food assistance through mobile phone technology

    Jan 9, 2017

    UN with support of EU delivers food assistance through mobile phone technology

    Using mobile money cash accounts, an innovative mobile technology by a local mobile telephone network, Swazi MTN, as part of the overall UN drought response, the World Food Programme (WFP) with support of the European Union (EU) has so far delivered cash benefits to three drought-affected Swazi communities, instantly reaching 30,000 people.

  • INTERVIEW: Making the 'most impossible job' a possible mission – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Dec 23, 2016

    INTERVIEW: Making the 'most impossible job' a possible mission – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s last day in office is 31 December 2016. That day will be the culmination of a decade of service at the helm of the world body, during which his priorities have been to mobilize world leaders around a set of new global challenges, from climate change and economic upheaval to pandemics and increasing pressures involving food, energy and water.