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More than 230 representatives of governments, companies, trade unions and research organizations from 34 countries gathered to discuss gender equality in the workplace.
Maintaining ecosystem integrity and preserving biodiversity is at the center of UNDP’s mission to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities.
“At this time of national mourning, I offer the support of the United Nations to work alongside the people of the island,” Mr. Ban told reporters in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
The Secretary-General commends the parties for their determination to bring this long-standing conflict to an end.
During the visit she has held several meetings with Government authorities, international agencies and civil society representatives, members of the UN Development Group, UN staff and community members.
Women earn, on average, 24 percent less than men. In S&P 500 companies, women hold only 4.6 percent of CEO positions and take under 20 percent of board seats.
The 40-minute film follows the Director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) Mariela Castro Espín, as she champions for the rights of Cuba’s LGBT community.
UNDP in Cuba has a long history of working with LGBTI organizations.
Through the "Santo Domingo Declaration" government representatives of the region agreed to build cross-sectoral and holistic policies to address the problems of development.
The hurricane destroyed the main source of income of many other communities: 90 percent of all banana trees were uprooted or flooded.
With more than 40 years of experience in Cuba, UNDP has initiated, hand in hand with local authorities, an early and resilient recovery process.