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FIFA and UN Women sign first ever MOU

The first-ever memorandum of understanding (MoU) between FIFA and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) was signed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo‑Ngcuka at the FIFA Women’s Football Convention today, a few hours before the opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™.

UN Women at Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference

At the Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference, UN Women will organize several events with civil society and women’s rights activists; along with the next generations of changemakers, including youth and 

Goodwill Ambassador appointed as SDG Advocate

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of world-renowned soccer player Marta Vieira da Silva as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals Advocates for 2019-2020. The Advocates are 17 influential public figures who are tasked by the Secretary-General to promote the Goals, raise awareness with new audiences, maintain global commitment and call for greater ambition and scalable action to achieve the SDGs by 2030. 

Sexual violence prevention and support services

ActionStation launches its report - For the Wellbeing of New Zealanders:  An urgent call for full funding for sexual violence and support services.  Read the full report.


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