Multilateralism by Women

Multilateralism, cooperation, and concerted action are more needed than ever as we define policy options and economic and financial arrangements to recover and rebuild our societies after the multiple and sobering effects of the COVID19 pandemic.

Tigray Statement

To date, the lack of a UNSC pronouncement through a Security Council resolution or Presidential Statement on Tigray represents a grave vacuum in our global leadership and united commitment to act decisively and swiftly when allegations of rape and other forms of gender-based violence are systematically reported in conflict zones.
Read here GWL Voices Statement.

Safeguarding and advancing women’s economic empowerment in the wake of COVID-19: An opportunity to build back better

Recommended action points required to mitigate the consequences of the COVID -19 pandemic on women’s economic empowerment by #GWLvoices

To the leaders of those countries who can make a difference in Yemen:

No single party is fully responsible for Yemen’s humanitarian crisis and no single party can end it. But EVERY single party has a moral duty to engage in finding a solution. All those involved must now recognize the urgency of the situation and take the actions available to each of them to end it.

Statement on the Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to the World Food Program (WFP)

The pandemic response is already having a gender-differentiated impact as has happened with previous crisis that document how women are hit harder during difficult times.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2020

“This letter is a call to leaders, from all segments of society especially male, to sign on to standing up against domestic violence through advocacy and practical action including resource mobilization to ensure that women’s safety gets the attention it deserves.”

Open Letter

8 March 2019 We join our voices as women colleagues who have worked in governments and in multilateral organizations in support of promoting humanitarian relief, advocating for human rights principles and normative policies, advancing sustainable development, and resolving some of the world’s most complex conflicts. We ourselves have leveraged multilateralism in order to drive positiveContinue reading “Open Letter”

Letter to the security Council 8 APRIL 2020

8 April 2020 Excellencies, The world is confronted with the worst crisis since the Second World War, a crisis with unprecedented political, economic, social and humanitarian consequences. The coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 1,400.000 people and is still spreading, causing immense human suffering. Over 80.000 have lost their lives and short-term projections are tragic.Continue reading “Letter to the security Council 8 APRIL 2020”