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June 19, 2020

Remarks to Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

By: Melanne Verveer

Remarks of the OSCE Special Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office on Gender Ambassador Melanne Verveer. Delivered to the OSCE Permanent Council to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual…
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November 25, 2014

Moving the Needle Forward on Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

By: Melanne Verveer

By Ambassador Melanne Verveer Originally posted on The Huffington Post here. This weekend, policy and thought leaders gathered in Norway for the Oslo Symposium on Advancing Women’s Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan,…
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November 19, 2014

Driving Growth Through Women’s Economic Participation

By: Melanne Verveer

By Ambassador Melanne Verveer Originally appeared in the Huffington Post. Women’s economic participation is a game-changer with the potential to transform entire economies and societies. The recently released World Economic Forum Gender…
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September 29, 2014

Securing Safe Access to Education for Girls in Nigeria & Beyond

By: Melanne Verveer

By Ambassador Melanne Verveer Originally posted in Huffington Post here. In April 2014, the world’s attention turned to Nigeria as word spread that the militant group Boko Haram had kidnapped some…
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