News & Events

Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson Open Editors Forum Biennial General Meeting Pigg’s Peak Hotel

Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson Open Editors Forum Biennial General Meeting Pigg’s Peak Hotel Sunday December 18, 2016 – 13h00 Program Director Chair of the Forum All protocols observed Good afternoon Each year, we celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10th to acknowledge and to honor the full scope of rights accorded to every human ...
Read More»

Arts Against Abuse

In commemoration of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, Members of the public got a chance to see The-Four-Musk-Art-eers in action at the Theatre Club on December 9, where they joined the U.S. Embassy and Kwaka Indvodza, the male mentoring project, in a commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. The four ...
Read More»

“Emalungelo abomake ngemalungelo ebantfu bonkhe”

On December 9, more than 300 women from across Swaziland gathered at Bethesda Church in Nhlangano to discuss issues affecting the lives of Swazi women. Among other things, women discussed policies that should be implemented to eliminate gender based violence and human trafficking and to increase women’s representation in the 2018 national parliamentary elections. In ...
Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: National Women’s Dialogue – Women and Law Southern Africa

Bethesda Church Hall – Nhlangano Friday December 9, 2016 – 10h00 Shiselweni Regional Administrator; EU Representative; Representative of Lutsango Lwaka Ngwane (Swaziland Women Traditional Regiment group); Head of Human Trafficking Secretariat; Chairperson of the Gender Consortium; Gender Officer from the Swaziland National Association of Teachers; Representatives of Non-Governmental Organizations, Good morning. I am honored to ...
Read More»