Plan International at the United Nations: 2021 Annual Report
This annual report covers the Plan International United Nations Team's 2021 activities and achievements in New York and Geneva.
An Open Letter to Governments Attending the UNHCR High Level Officials Meeting
States must step up their commitment and contributions to make gender equality, child rights and inclusion a priority in their refugee actions and in the follow-up mechanisms to the Global Refugee Forum.
A return to business-as-usual at the UN General Assembly?
The ongoing fallout from COVID-19 and what it means for progress at the UN
Gender-Transformative Education to Advance Climate Justice
Youth activists launch their feminist call to action for an education that advances gender equality and climate justice.
“We Must Not Fail Them” - The Security Council Has to Act Now to Protect Adolescent Girls
In the face of the ongoing crisis in Nigeria and the surrounding countries in the Lake Chad Basin, the Security Council must do more to understand and address adolescent girls’ rights in conflict.
Conflict in Northern Mozambique – Realities of Children and Adolescent Girls
A Joint Briefing Note from Plan International, Save the Children, and World Vision on the situation of children in Northern Mozambique.
3 things the UN can change now to promote meaningful youth participation
I once heard someone used the analogy of a car. It has 4 wheels each of which has important functions of the car (steering, transmission). You can add a 5th wheel but it doesn’t change anything unless you’ve built important functions into that additional wheel. The idea is that if we do youth participation as an add-on, without important functions for decision-making built into it, it doesn’t change anything and remains cosmetic.
Will It Be Youth Participation Or Co-Creation In Generation Equality?
What does participation look like as we continue to engage in the Generation Equality process?
What Does It Mean to Have a CSW Theme That Doesn't Include Girls?
The conversations over the next two weeks of CSW will have a bearing on the future of feminist movements and leadership. There’s just one problem: the theme doesn’t include girls.
Less Visible Than Boys, But No Less Affected
How the specific needs of girls associated with armed forces and armed groups should be better taken into consideration.
Girl Advocates Make Their Voices Heard with UN Leaders
On the occasion of International Day of the Girl 2020, three passionate girl advocates dialogue with three high-level UN leaders on the topic of "centering girls' voices in the international system".