New York, 8 March 2017 - 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.
A main concern for United Nations Peacekeeping over the years has been combating and preventing sexual exploitation and abuse in our field missions.
Along with education and training, transparent and easy access to information is important to strictly enforce UN standards of conduct.
Nicosia, 1 March 2017 - Today, the three Members of the Committee on Missing Persons, Ms. Gülden Plümer Küçük, Mr. Nestoras Nestoros and Mr. Paul-Henri Arni, met with representatives of associations representing the families of missing persons.
Famagusta, 24 February 2017 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, visited Eastern Mediterranean University in Famagusta on 24 February 2017, in her continued efforts to engage with civil society across the island.
17 February 2017 - Despite heavy schedules, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and UNFICYP Head of Mission, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, and Force Commander Major General Mohammad Humayun Kabir recently found time to visit all three of the Mission’s Sectors.