Deputy UN Chief: “Advancing peace" by advancing empowerment of women
11.08.2017 08:02 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of yesterday, while speaking to the UN Security Council, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said she had made the «first-of-its kind» high level mission to Africa which last month, devoted to advancing the empowerment of women, UN Radio reports.
As to Amina Mohammed, she was joined on the trip by the Executive Director of UN Women, and the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, as well as the African Union Commission Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security.
She said they were «four African women from two organizations, visiting two countries with one goal».
As to the report, the mission visited Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) within this year late Jul.
Reportedly, the mission had focused entirely on women, peace, security and development.