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Women to train, run, win and lead in Trinidad & Tobago

Terry Ince, manager of the Network's Women's Leadership in Local Government project in Trinidad and Tobago. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Women in Trinidad & Tobago are being encouraged to "run, win and lead" in local government politics. The overall portion of women winning seats as councillors edged up from 29 to 31 per…

28 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Haiti readies for "important" electoral year

Sandra Honoré addresses the Security Council. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

Haiti is preparing for what a senior UN official is calling an important electoral year. Elections have been called…

19 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Needs of disabled highlighted in disasters

KerryAnn Ifill. UN PHOTO

The needs of persons with disabilities should be taken into account when strategies are devised to reduce the risk…

17 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Appeal of US$ 400 million to build Haiti's resilience

The IOM and the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) relocating people displaced by the January 2010 earthquake. UN Photo/Logan Abassi (file)

An appeal for US$ 400 million is aiming to strengthen Haiti's resilience, according to the UN Mission in the…

13 Mar 2015 / Listen /
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