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UN Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Official commemoration:
- Opening Remarks by UN Secretary-General Mr. António Guterres.
- Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission (TBC).
- Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director.
- Mr. Morgen Chinoona, UN Trust Fund programme participant.
- Ms. Dragana Ciric Milovanovic, UN Trust Fund programme participant.
Violence against women is a human rights violation.
Violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities between men and women.
Violence against women impacts on, and impedes, progress in many areas, including poverty eradication, combating HIV/AIDS, and peace and security.
Violence against women and girls is not inevitable. Prevention is possible and essential.
Violence against women continues to be a global pandemic.
Open Live Schedule
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5)
04:00 am
10:00 (CET) 62nd Session Committee against Torture - Consideration of Timor Leste
10:00 (CET) 94th Session Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Consideration of Serbia (Cont'd)
09:00 am
15:00 (CET) 94th Session Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Consideration of Algeria
09:45 am
Security Council Media Stakeout (MINURSO).
10:00 am
Security Council: UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI).
UN Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Fifth Committee, 16th meeting - General Assembly, 72nd session.
11:00 am
Press Conference: The Least Developed Countries Report 2017 - Transformational Energy Access.
12:00 pm
Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General and the Spokesman for the President of the General Assembly.
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