A Driving Force or Sense of Mission
Introduced by the Honorable Michelle Bachelet
Under-Secretary General and Executive Director, UN Women
Experience has taught me that there is no limit to what women can accomplish. A sense of mission compels me to believe in the possible. The quest for peace, human rights, dignity, and equality, which guides the work of the United Nations and UN Women, provides a sense of mission to millions of women and men around the world. We are united in a common cause for freedom and justice.
A leader always looks to the future. This does not mean forgetting about the past. On the contrary, the need for a better society is derived from lessons learned. In building a democratic nation, one builds on the ...