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UN Women: In Kyrgyzstan students and teachers are using their summer vacations to learn about principles of human rights and gender equality Send to a friend Print Version
UN Women: In Kyrgyzstan students and teachers are using their summer vacations to learn about principles of human rights and gender equality

BISHKEK, 14 July. In Kyrgyzstan, issues like bride kidnapping, domestic violence, early marriages, and racketeering at schools stand on the way of successful development of a peaceful and safe environment in schools and society as a whole. Therefore, during July, 2014, students and teachers from more than 50 schools will be empowered and educated to train their peers on the basics of gender equality and human rights.

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Bishkek is hosting Young Activists Forum, "The future we want!" Send to a friend Print Version
On July 13 2014, in Besh-Kungey on the outskirts of Bishkek a Youth Forum was launched to discuss the Post 2015 development agenda of Kyrgyzstan. The Forum will continue until July 18.
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Kyrgyzstan has started to implement the Peacebuilding Priorities Plan Send to a friend Print Version
The United Nations in Kyrgyzstan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic have begun to realize the ten peacekeeping projects. These projects were founded by order of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in response to the request of the Kyrgyz authorities and aimed to promote peace and security institutional framework to prevent future conflicts. In March 2013 President Atambaev has created Joint Steering Committee of 28 people, representing Parliament, President and Government, government
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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL-MESSAGE ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY Send to a friend Print Version
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL-MESSAGE ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY

20 June 2014

Around the world, conflict has forced a record number of people to flee their homes.  More than 50 million people are currently displaced by war and violence, some 33.3 million in their own country and some 16.7 million as refugees, mostly in neighbouring countries.  Last year alone, more than 10 million people were newly displaced; every 15 minutes, one family was forced into flight.

The conflict in Syria was one of the main reasons behind this massive increase. But large

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World Refugee Day: Global forced displacement tops 50 million for first time in post-World War II era Send to a friend Print Version
World Refugee Day: Global forced displacement tops 50 million for first time in post-World War II era
Geneva, June 20 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency reported today on World Refugee Day that the number of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people worldwide has, for the first time in the post-World War II era, exceeded 50 million people.
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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON UNITED NATIONS PUBLIC SERVICE DAY Send to a friend Print Version
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON UNITED NATIONS PUBLIC SERVICE DAY

23 June 2014

The annual observance of Public Service Day highlights the invaluable contributions of public servants and administrators in our efforts to build a better world for all.

At a time of complex and interdependent global challenges, effective governance and efficient public administration are central to meeting our development goals. They will also be vital for implementing the post-2015 development agenda.

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Kyrgyzstan’s representative participated in the United Nations’ forum Send to a friend Print Version
Kyrgyzstan’s representative participated in the United Nations’ forum

Press release

22-year-old activist from Kyrgyzstan Saadat Baygazieva became a participant of the United Nations’ New York City Youth Forum on socio-economic development. The main purpose of the event was the involvement of the progressive youth of the world in the elaborating of sustainable development goals program, which will be approved by the United Nations in 2015 as a guide to action to address the major challenges facing the world community.

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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL - MESSAGE ON WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY Send to a friend Print Version
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL - MESSAGE ON WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY

15 June 2014

Elderly people in all societies can be vulnerable to physical, psychological and financial abuse.  Older women are at particular risk due to widespread discriminatory attitudes and practices.
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