Tag: UN Women

Ambassador Måwe empowered women to partake in climate change action

The Swedish ambassador to Vietnam, H.E. Ann Måwe participated in an event to promote women’s leadership in climate change policy on 1 September 2020. Please read Ambassador Måwe’s speech from the event here. “Excited to be at today’s launch of a partnership between UN Women, UN Environment and The Network of Vietnamese NGOs and Climate…

Finland signed Myanmar agreement to support inclusion of girls and women

The Finnish ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Riikka Laatu has signed an agreement with the UN Women on a project supporting women’s and girls’ social inclusion in Myanmar. The agreement that will channel EUR 4 million from Finland’s development cooperation to the project over 4 years. For more information please read here.

Norway and UN Women signed agreement in supporting women, peace and development

On 4 June 2020, the Norwegian ambassador to Myanmar, Tone Tinnes and UN Women’s Regional Director Mr. Mohammad Naciri agreed to continue successful cooperation on women, peace and development in Mon, Kayin and Kayah States and signed a new two-year agreement. The new agreement also includes strengthening women’s leadership and participation in the COVID-19 response…

Swedish Ambassador promoted women’s leadership

On 6 November Sweden’s Ambassador to Thailand, Staffan Herrström, participated in a panel at a seminar on promoting women’s leadership and political participation. At the seminar, the Ambassador shared experiences from women’s leadership in Swedish politics, also stressing the key factor of convincing men that they are also benefiting from gender equality. The seminar was…

Swedish speakers invited to CSR Asia Summit 2017 Bangkok

For the 2017 edition of the CSR Asia Summit – ‘Future Proofing Sustainable Business’ no less than five Swedes are on the list of speakers. Johan Bygge, Chairman – EQT Asia Pacific; Anna-Karin Jatfors, UN Women Deputy Regional Director at Regional Office for Asia-Pacific; Martin Hallberg, Children’s Rights and Business Atlas Manager, Global Child Forum;…