Message by HRH Prince Adnan El-Hashemite

On the Occasion of the adoption of the UN General Assembly
Resolution 70/212; 22 December 2015

"By calling for an International Day of Women and Girls in
Science, the General Assembly is positioning itself to address
concerns that require the deliberative, multilateral authority of
the Assembly for effective implementation and follow-through.

Together, we must prioritize quality, equality and parity in
science, empower women and girls in science, and provide
comprehensive assistance and empowerment to
transforming the world in dignity and peace by eliminating the
gender disparity in science education at all levels... "
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United Nations Secretary-General's

"For too long, discriminatory stereotypes have prevented
women and girls from having equal access to education
in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
As a trained engineer and former teacher, I know that
these stereotypes are flat wrong. They deny women and
girls the chance to realize their potential – and deprive
the world of the ingenuity and innovation of half the
On this International Day, I urge commitment to end
bias, greater investments in STEM education for all
women and girls as well as opportunities for their
careers and longer-term professional advancement so
that all can benefit from their ground-breaking future
contributions." ---- António Guterres, 11 February 2017
Speech of H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson,
President of the 71st Session of the
General Assembly

"Speaking as a grandfather, like the majority of us, I
want a future for our young ones that is safe and secure.
One which enables them to reach their full potential in
life, by working counter, the impediments that exists,
You are helping the next generations of women
scientists, mathematicians and leaders to comfortably  
taken their rightful places in society. I commend you to
your work."
H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades,
President of the Republic of Cyprus,
Recognizes the Role of RASIT in His
Video Message.
H.E. Mr. Luis Guillermo Solís,
President of Costa Rica, Recognizes
the Role of RASIT in His Video
H.E. Ms. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca,
President of the Republic of Malta,
Recognizes the Role of RASIT in Her
Video Message.
Gale A. Brewer, President of
Borough of Manhattan, Proclaim
February 11th the Princess
Nisreen El-Hashemite
Appreciation Day.
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Senator Schumer
Congratulates RASIT and
its leadership on behalf of
All New Yorkers.
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Mayor of New York City
Applauds & Commends RASIT
for its Role in the International
Day of Women & Girls in
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Senator Liz Krueger of New
York, issues a Legislative
Resolution in Recognition of
the International Day of
Women & Girls in Science
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The United Nations Radio Interview with HRH Princess Dr Nisreen El-Hashemite, Executive Director of RASIT.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
World Leaders
United Nations Officials
Proclamations from New York Politicians
Dean of the Royal Academy of Science
International Trust
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