IOC, UN Women renew partnership to empower women and girls through sport

https://twitter.com/phumzileunwomen/status/930542472970817537 After five years of successful collaboration on women, girls and sport, the UN Women and International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently renewed their commitment through a second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Laying out the vision for the next five years of partnership, the MoU will empower women and girls through sport and increase women’s leadership and gender equality. “Sport … Continue reading IOC, UN Women renew partnership to empower women and girls through sport

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UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games

https://www.instagram.com/p/BbjUtBrn12z/?taken-by=kinkyapothecary   The UN General Assembly recently adopted the resolution, by consensus, “Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic Ideal,” supporting the Olympic Truce aimed to ensure the safe passage and participation of athletes and spectators at February’s XXIII Olympic Winter Games, The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, in the Republic of Korea. The consensus … Continue reading UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games

Mastercard paves STEM education path to reach 200,000 girls by 2020

https://twitter.com/sswarner12/status/918132164247670784 On the International Day of the Girl, American president Donald Trump recognized how “girlhood shapes the lives of all women,” promoting “the empowerment of more than 1 billion young girls growing up around the world.,” he said in a statement. President Trump acknowledged the world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity, reaffirming … Continue reading Mastercard paves STEM education path to reach 200,000 girls by 2020