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Celebrate the first International Translation Day on 30 September

Friday, 29 September 2017

Translators work very hard to avoid the limelight, with the idea that the better the translation, the more invisible the translator. And yet, translators and other language professionals will soon be in the spotlight, as the General Assembly recognized the role of professional translation in connecting nations and fostering peace, understanding and development and declared 30 September International Translation Day in its resolution 71/288 of 24 May 2017.

Annah Chota wins International Female Police Peacekeeper Award

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

“Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota made a key contribution towards restoring trust of the public in the police and encouraging children, women and men in Abyei to become partners in preventing and detecting crime.”

Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota has received the International Female Police Peacekeeper Award for her service and achievements in the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

Secretary-General launches UN system strategy on gender parity

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Worldwide | EOSG

On 13 September 2017, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres launched his new strategy on gender parity, as a start to a system-wide campaign to advance this priority at the United Nations. The strategy is a central element of his overall reforms, in line with his commitment to create a modern Organization and workforce.