UN Secretary-General joins High-Level Steering Group for Every Woman Every Child, highlights commitment to women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and wellbeing
Washington, D.C. | 21 April 2017—The UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres, has joined the High-level Steering Group for Every Woman Every Child as its third and senior Co-Chair. The announcement, made in the margins of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, highlights the importance of the highest level political leadership to foster health and wellbeing of women, children and adolescents as key to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Over $2 billion in pledges for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health and Wellbeing
Twenty-three new commitments, corresponding to over $2 billion in pledges for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and wellbeing were announced on the margins of the UN General Assembly.
Secretary-General, in Message for World Tuberculosis Day, Says Total Victory over Epidemic Will Require United Front
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today with Delivering for Girls and Women Award
On the occasion of the Commission on the Status of Women’s annual meeting and during an Every Woman Every Child event at UN headquarters, Women Deliver presented the first-ever ‘Delivering for Girls and Women’ award to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
UN Secretary-General Announces Members of the High-Level Advisory Group for Every Woman Every Child
Group includes leaders from governments, business community, philanthropists, young people’s network and civil society to champion women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health.