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Yeran Kejijian represents UNV in ceremony honoring women leaders in Lebanon
08 September 2016
Yeran Kejijian, (right) UNV Programme Associate in Lebanon, receives a certificate on behalf of UNV from MP Bahiyya Hariri in a ceremony to honor women leaders in Lebanon held by the National Initiative for the Centennial of Greater Lebanon in Beirut. The ceremony was held on 1 September 2016 under the patronage of H.E.M. Nabih Berri, president of the Lebanese Parliament. (Photo UNV 2016)
Beirut, Lebanon: Yeran Kejijian, the Programme Associate at the UNV Field Unit in Lebanon, represented UNV in a ceremony held by the National Initiative for the Centennial of Greater Lebanon to honor women leaders in Lebanon.  Read
Countries:  Lebanon
Al-Mustaqbal reports on ceremony honoring women leaders in Lebanon including UNV
01 September 2016
Beirut, Lebanon: Al Mustaqbal newspaper reports on the ceremony by the National Initiative for the Centennial of Greater Lebanon to honor women leaders in Lebanon at which UNV Programme Associate Yeran Kejijian represented UNV. Read
Countries:  Lebanon
Different Needs, Equal Opportunities: Mainstreaming Gender into Humanitarian Actions
18 August 2016
UN Volunteer Nnoko Angela training on Mainstreaming Gender into Humanitarian Action in Niamey, (UNV, Niger 2016)
Dakar, Sénégal: In my assignment as an international UN Volunteer for the Regional Humanitarian Program for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) for West and Central Africa in Dakar, one of my duty is to make sure that humanitarian actions incorporate issues of gender and diversity. This process aims at ensuring that the needs of women, girls, men and boys of all ages are taken into consideration during Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) and the actual execution phase itself. Read
Countries:  Senegal
Empowering women in humanitarian crisis
20 July 2016
UN Volunteer Jasmin Blessing (standing) interviews local women on women's participation in camp governance in the shelter of Pedernales. (UNV, 2016)
Pedernales, Ecuador: My experience in Ecuador taught me that natural disasters can change household dynamics and promote opportunities for women as agents of change. Gender stereotypes can and have changed over time. They change fast in emergencies, and this is a challenge and an opportunity to build a more equal society.  Read
More about: Emergency relief
Countries:  Ecuador
I volunteer to restore dignity to vulnerable women
06 May 2016
Jimmy Henry Nyingcho, UNV at the service of female refugees at the Minawao refugee camp in Maroua. (Fajong, UN Women, 2016)
Maroua, Cameroon: "My dream is to end suffering in my community and the world and achieve gender equality… To see a world where every human right is respected by all and for women to be seen as partners, not as objects" says Jimmy Henry NYINGCHO, a national UN Volunteer with UN Women at the Minawao refugee camp in Maroua, Cameroon. Read
Countries:  Cameroon  Nigeria

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