In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women.The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system, which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The mandate of the Regional Office for Europe is based on that of the High Commissioner as the principal UN official in charge of the promotion and protection of human rights. Through the integration of the UN’s human rights standards into EU-wide policies, legislation and implementation measures, the Regional Office aims to help address human rights challenges in Europe.
Caixa is a non-profit foundation that constitutes the social branch of La Caixa, a spanish Bank. It extends to a great amount of themes, from culture, art, design, to welfare projects to end poverty and social discrimination of all sorts.
Fabrica, Benetton’s communication research centre, was set up in 1994. The fruit of the Group’s cultural legacy, is based in Treviso, Italy in a complex restored and enlarged by Tadao Ando.
Fabrica is not a school, advertising agency or university. It is an applied creativity laboratory, a talent incubator, a studio of sorts in which young, modern artists come from all over the world to develop innovative projects and explore new directions in myriad avenues of communication, from design, music and film to photography, publishing and the Internet. These artist-experimenters are accompanied along their research path by leading figures in art and communication, blurring the boundaries of culture and language and transgressing the traditional borders between a diverse range of communication mediums.
ICOGRADA (the International Council of Graphic Design Associations) is the world body for professional communication design. Founded in 1963, it is a voluntary assembly of organisations concerned with graphic design, visual communication, design management, promotion, education, research and journalism. Icograda promotes communication designers’ vital role in society and commerce and unifies the voices of graphic designers and visual communicators worldwide.
The Council of Europe, based in Strasbourg (France), now covers virtually the entire European continent, with its 47 member countries. Founded on 5 May 1949 by 10 countries, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals.
Le Temps is one of Switzerland’s leading daily newspapers. The French language newspaper is published in Geneva and has editorial offices in Geneva, Lausanne, Berne and Zurich.
Every morning, in over 100 major cities across the world, millions of industrious metropolitans take to the streets, buses and trains on their way to work. With its unbiased views, engaging features and simple design, Metro has been the preferred source of morning news for metropolitans since its launch in early 1995; and it comes for free!
From New York to Paris or Hong Kong to Mexico, Metro has come to know its local urban readers well and has refined its offering to deliver exactly the content they want. Such excellent local market knowledge can provide invaluable insights to advertisers looking to reach this demanding audience.
Milliyet is a major Turkish daily newspaper founded in 1950. Milliyet is published by the same media conglomerate, Doğan Medya, which publishes Hürriyet, Radikal and several others.
Le Monde is a French daily evening newspaper owned by La Vie-Le Monde Group and edited in Paris. It is considered the French newspaper of record, and has generally been well respected since its first edition under founder Hubert Beuve-Méry on 19 December 1944. It was founded at the request of General Charles de Gaulle.
El Pais logoEl País is the most widely-circulated newspaper in Spain.
Le Soir (meaning The Evening) is a Belgian newspaper. Le Soir was founded in 1887 by Emile Rossel. It is the most popular Francophone newspaper in Belgium, and considered a newspaper of record.
Público is a Portuguese daily national newspaper, widely regarded as a newspaper of record. The newspaper is known as a publication of the French school, with extensive texts and few illustrations.
Funded in 1867, La Stampa is one of the best-known, most influential and most widely circulated Italian dailies. Published in Turin, it is distributed in Italy and other European nations. Its website was established in 1999. According to recent surveys, it enjoys an average number of 1.693.000 readers per day, of whom 148000 also browsing its online edition. La Stampa has already been UNRIC partner for last year’s information campaign “Wecanendpoverty”.
Der Standard is an Austrian national daily newspaper which is published in Vienna. It is published on distinctive pink paper.
Fréttablaðið is Iceland´s biggest newspaper.
Visir.is is the news portal and website of the 365 Media group in Reykjavík, Iceland which is the publisher of the newspaper Fréttablaðið, the Television station Channel 2 and several radio stations including Bylgjan.
The Irish Times was founded in 1859 and is Ireland’s newspaper of record. It is one of three daily broadsheet papers in Ireland and generally perceived as being liberal and politically independent.
Equality Now was founded in 1992 to work for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. Working with national human rights organizations and individual activists, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses.
The Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development is an official Spanish Agency created in 1988.
The Department for Equal Opportunities – headed by Minister Ms. Mara Carfagna – within the Presidency of the Council is tasked by the government to exert the functions of programming, addressing and coordinating all the initiatives, including legislative, as well as any other function relating to the promotion of human rights, equal opportunities, equality of treatment, prevention and elimination of any form and cause of discrimination.
The Federal Foreign Office in the government of Germany is the Office responsible for the foreign relations of Germany. The Office is located in Berlin close to the German Bundestag. The Federal Foreign Office is led by Guido Westerwelle, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Attiko Metro Operation Company S.A. (ΑΜΕL S.A.) has been operating the ATHENS METRO Lines 2 and 3 since they were commissioned in January 2000. Approximately 650,000 passengers use the two Metro Lines on a daily basis. It has been estimated that the Metro’s operation reduced the number of cars entering the city center daily by 70,000.
Founded in 1871, the Banca Popolare di Sondrio is one of the first popular Italian banks that was inspired by the popular cooperative banking movement.
Over time and thanks to the gradual expansion of it's activities and presence on the territory, the bank gained more regional dimensions with the possibility of operating nationwide, while at the same time keeping strong ties to the zone of origin.