On International Women’s Day, UN resident coordinator Shoko Noda offers a personal insight into issues of gender equality she has faced over the course of her personal and professional life.
Shoko Noda, the UN resident coordinator to the Maldives, calls for the protection of marine life to be made the main focus of the country’s development plan
With the next local council elections scheduled for early 2017, we must ask ourselves: how can we ‘Step it up for Gender Equality’ in Maldives? What policy actions, legislations and initiatives should we undertake to encourage more females to come out to contest and get their voices heard?
Achieving global goals or the SDGs by 2030 is only possible if private sector does its fair share, writes Ms. Shoko Noda, the UN Resident Coordinator, and Mr. Vikram Sinha, the Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Maldives.