WUNRN FOUNDER TO RECEIVE UN AWARD
Author: Womens UN Report Network
Date: October 8, 2015
The Spirit of the United Nations Award” is given to a person whose work is an expression of the core principles, spirit, and vision on which the United Nations was founded. It is awarded to one person each year from each of the following categories (1) A Diplomat (2) A UN Staff and (3) An NGO/Civil Society Organization Leader, and (4) A Youth Advocate. The Award Ceremony will be held October 23, in NYC, and is coordinated by the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values & Global Concerns. Ms. Herman was nominated by former UN Under Secretary-General and High Representative, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury. Ambassador Chowdhury was President of the UN Security Council at the time of passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace & Security. WUNRN, The Women’s UN Report Network – http://wunrn.wpengine.com, based on a UN Study, addresses the human rights, oppression, and empowerment of women and girls all over the globe, and every day. WUNRN’s programs include the global WUNRN ListServe, considered one of the most expansive and active Gender ListServe’s in the world. The WUNRN ListServe goes throughout the UN System, and to Governments, Embassies & Missions, Academia, NGO’s, Religions, Associations, Foundations, Media, Private Sector, Civil Society, and more. The WUNRN Archives of over 10 years, are considered and exceedingly valuable documentation of the breadth and depth of authentic information on women and girls. WUNRN regularly organizes High Level United Nations events on women’s and girls’ issues and rights in at the UN in Geneva (Human Rights Council), NYC (Commission on the Status of Women and General Assembly), and FAO in Rome.The WUNRN ListServe posts UN Reports, Resolutions, News, Research, Publications, and is unique in showing the gender dimensions “up front” for ListServe participants. The Women’s UN Report Network is noted on the CEDAW Committee website.