UN System Observances for International Women's Day 2012

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The UN has celebrated International Women's Day on 8 March since 1975. The Day is traditionally marked with a message from the Secretary-General. The official United Nations theme for International Women's Day 2012 is "Empower Rural Women — End Hunger and Poverty.” Access the summary of UN system observances and related links for IWD 2012[1].

UN Institutions Observances

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United Nations

United Nations Main Page, International Women's Day 2012

See UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s 2012 message

Related feature: The UN System: Working Together to Empower Rural Women


United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

See a video message UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres.

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UN Women

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See also

Rural Women and Development

UN Womenwatch

Women and Agriculture

References

  1. UN System Observances for International Women's Day 2012

External links

International Women's Day website


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