UNIC Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami introduced UNIC website and the participants learnt how to find the Persian translation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and other related documents. By navigating through the UN website Security Council and its landmark resolution 1325 adopted in 2000 on Women, Peace and Security; Economic and Social Council and Commission of the Status of Women as one of its subsidiary bodies were discussed.
Then Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami addressed the participants on UN Womenwhich is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Participants got familiar with the internship programme at the UN Women, Women in Politics Map and Women and Sustainable Development Goals.
Women issues among other global issues and UN Secretary-General’s Campaign “UNiTE to End Violence against Women” webpages were reviewed.
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres webpage and his senior management team that has now reached gender parity for the first time was also reviewed. Ms. Ghaemmaghami also spoke about Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina J. Mohammed and Chef de Cabinet Ms. Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti.