“One such stereotype is that women are news presenters only, they read news, they need to be beautiful, with beautiful make-up etc. Just today I heard one of the stereotypes. I was told I was emotional during my address to colleagues.
STATEMENT BY THE UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR LEGAL AFFAIRS AND UNITED NATIONS LEGAL COUNSEL, Mr. MIGUEL DE SERPA SOARES, TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL
New York, 10 June 2019
Distinguished Members of the Council,
The Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas Mr. Miroslav Jenča heard concerns and success stories from leaders of women civil society organizations across Kosovo communities during a two-day visit to Kosovo.
The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas, Mr. Miroslav Jenča, and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Kosovo, Mr. Zahir Tanin, held separate meetings with Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli and parliamentary caucus leaders.
Creating more opportunities for young people and enabling them to be actors for peace and progress were key messages shared with a room full of Kosovo youth during the third annual United Nations Kosovo Youth Assembly.