ZONTA

and the United Nations

 

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Visiting the UN

    Zonta and the United Nations Visiting the United Nations is always a great opportunity for Zonta members. In the past, many of our members had taken advantage of the League of Women Voters New York State (LWVNYS) UN Day which has been held in November....

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau marks International Day of the Girl

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:40PM EDT To mark International Day of the Girl on Thursday, Plan International Canada urged Canadians to challenge the norms of gender inequality. “We’re having more and more honest conversations on the topic of...

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau speaks out about sexual harassment, discrimination of girls

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:01PM EDT Two in three Canadian girls say they have a friend who has been sexually harassed; more than 75 per cent of girls between the ages of 14 and 24 report experiencing gender-based...

OUR RELATIONSHIP

with the UN

What We Do

UN / ZONTA HISTORY

Learn more about the United Nations and Zonta’s role as a member of the NGO community.

UN DAYS

Observe and celebrate days designated by the United Nations that support women and girls.

VISITING THE UN

Learn about opportunities to visit the United Nations or sponsored events.

COMMISSION on the STATUS OF WOMEN

Promote gender equality through the empowerment of women and girls while becoming familiar with the CSW.

UN WOMEN - TRAINING

Develop new skills and Increase your knowledge of current issues affecting women and girls through self-paced training.

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Assess and evaluate your understanding of the United Nations/Zonta partnership.

Approach

PROVIDING resources TO EMPOWEr WOMEN & GIRLS

TUNE INTO

Videos, Presentations & Discussions

Unlocking the Potential of Girls STEM (UNESCO)

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

Day at the UN

The former foreign minister of Ecuador, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, became the president of the UN General Assembly for its 73rd session at the start of September 2018. She will be in office for one year. Espinosa Garces is the first Latin American woman, and only the fourth woman overall, to hold this office.

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