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UN Women Watch
Women Watch, an initiative of the
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International Geneva Gender Champions
International Geneva Gender Champions is a network of senior leaders working to advance gender equality in the executive management of their institutions and their programmatic work through concrete and measurable commitments. Among the International Geneva Gender Champions are leaders of many International Organizations, including UNOG Director-General Michael Møller.
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International Observances and Other Events
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (8 March) was first celebrated by the United Nations in 1975, during International Women's Year. In December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming a United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace to be observed on any day of the year by Member States, in accordance with historical and national traditions.
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