Senator attends high level UN conferences

Williams will attend the conferences in Antigua
Williams will attend the conferences in Antigua

Senator Monell Williams has been invited by two United Nations (UN) agencies to participate in a high level conference on gender quality and the empowerment of women.

The 2-day conference is being held in Antigua under the auspices of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN).

The conference, called “High Level Consultation Step It Up: Political Leadership for Substantive Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in the Caribbean Small Island Development States” is a gathering of top political leaders and advocates of gender equality and the empowerment of women.

These top officials will be discussing a range of issues and solutions, which will form the basis of a report to ECLAC, the Economic Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the upcoming United Nations Post 2015 processes.

Senator Williams left the state on Sunday June 21st and returns mid-week.

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62 Comments

  1. Peepip
    June 23, 2015

    The UN conferencs do serve lots of meat says Peepip.

  2. Truth
    June 23, 2015

    Dominicans it time to leave the past alone and dwell on things to come. Do we have the mentality of ignorance that we always look for the worst in a person. It is time to look at matters that are pressing which can affect Dominicans lives, not idiotic jealousy and hatred over past mistakes. We all have fall short of the glory sometime in our life. Instead of bashing ask god to ordain you to excell in what you choose to attain.

  3. Blue
    June 23, 2015

    Congratulations Monelle, I am confident you will make us Dominican women proud :wink:

  4. tru d bino q la
    June 23, 2015

    All along I have felt that this woman, in the person of Monel Williams is an asset to the government of Dominica in more ways than one. I am very proud of you senator. Keep your head up.

  5. Mary Mary
    June 23, 2015

    The negative comments on here speaks volume of our mindset as a people. This is why for my own sanity I keep to myself. I mean as a people we’ve allowed politics to destroy us to an irreparably state and this is sad. Whatever that is tearing us apart in the name of politics is demonic and I pray that God puts a hand.

    Monelle all the best at that meeting, go with an open mind and ask questions. This is a perfect opportunity for learning, embrace it with both arms.

  6. johny
    June 23, 2015

    well… maybe they should have invited Kamala JnoBaptiste Aaron instead…….

  7. anonymous2
    June 22, 2015

    Anything sponsored by the UN is bogus. Translation…..hypocritical. Gender quality, now what is that? Do they mean gender ‘equality’? The only thing that the UN does is USE people for its own purpose and it doesn’t tell YOU what the ultimate purpose is……..which is world global government ( translated communism). That is what the UN was developed for. Since the League of Nations failed in the early 1920’s, it took them until 1947 to get it into existence under the name United Nations. It was attributed to FDR, who although he served 3 terms in the White House, was also a communist. That is something that you don’t read about in school history books but it is in the library of Congress. If people knew the real truth about events that happened, instead of the fairy tales that they are told, most would be incapable of handling the truth because it would disturb them so much. Truth is stranger than fiction. In other words, fiction is more believable.

  8. Lovely
    June 22, 2015

    That’s why Skerrit is riding our backs. All we do is give each other words.

  9. al
    June 22, 2015

    she’s no role model to young girls out there

  10. The Calabash
    June 22, 2015

    Agree with Zandoli….but I think ms. Monell is quite liked….:-)

  11. Randolph
    June 22, 2015

    Addison, stop hating. Keep your negative comment to yourself. I am originally from St. Joseph observing from distance. So Monell on behalf of St. Joseph & the rest of appreciative Dominicans, you make us proud. Thanks for representing.

  12. June 22, 2015

    She will be out completely out of her depth. I totally agree with Dominican I certainly would not wish my daughter to follow in Ms Williams footstep. We are so backward in Dominica, and so easily settle for mediocrity. This young lady is being congratulated, for what I ask myself. Maybe for having the ability to go forth and multiply or perhaps for being able to put one foot infront of the other without falling flat on her face or another part of her anatomy.

    Pray tell me exactly what exactly has she achieved

    • Concerned
      June 22, 2015

      You Idiot…Learn how to spell and use proper grammar

    • Say it aint so!
      June 23, 2015

      A little more than you!

    • concern dominican
      June 23, 2015

      sorry, but I think you very demeaning, and insulting. I am Dominica and I am not backward. People like you that less productive to society and more critical

    • Impartial Dominican
      June 23, 2015

      The only person who is allowed to judge others is God, and no matter what we do he still loves us.

      I hope that you are super spotless, as you do not appear to be a forgiving person.

      This lady needs to be given a chance and should not be vilified. We all make mistakes and hope and pray that others will forgive us.

      Step down from your pedestal and start to smell the sweet roses that permeate our world rather than to dwell on the smell of poo.

    • ANTIFAKE
      June 23, 2015

      so what is this government celebrating everyday,,, the same mediocrity… idiots like you think you know it all. and the truth is not what you say it is

    • You know nothing
      June 24, 2015

      My name sums you up.

  13. Sue
    June 22, 2015

    I like that pic- looks very professional. Yes indeed a picture is worth a thousand words-go girl!!!

  14. %
    June 22, 2015

    Way to go Monelle! Congrats!

  15. KID ON THE BLOCK
    June 22, 2015

    Will Thomson be there too?

    • Dominican
      June 22, 2015

      No she has a new boo

    • mujahardin
      June 22, 2015

      KID ON THE BLOCK, are you trying to tell us something about Skerrit and Francine or about Skerrit and Miriam, or maybe you are trying to tell us why is Tony so concerned about Colin. Do you know what Skerrit continues to do to Robby? SAY WHAT YOU REALLY WANT TO SAY DONT BEAT AROUND THE BUSH AND USE MONELLE AS YOUR SCAPEGOAT.

      • %
        June 22, 2015

        Wow! Wish i could shake your ten fingers and ten toes! Nuff respect to Monnel.

      • Peeping Tom
        June 22, 2015

        Aiee, DNO!! Boy, if this “open-your-mouth-and-say-anything” is Tim’s idea of “freedom of information,” then little wonder that his call will be ignored.

      • KID ON THE BLOCK
        June 23, 2015

        Without beating around the bush, what I really want to say without using Monelle as a scapegoat is where the persons you mentioned in your comment last saw your mom.

    • June 22, 2015

      Shut the hell off, thompson need not to be there when parick, sandra, lambert and your big teeth will be there, you know too much about people, what happened the the young girl,who is now residing with her mother after being in Canada with you people for many years, you that kid on the block, justice and truth and facts need to clean your closet, mfor someone who keep talking about God and religion using all these fake names need to ask God forgiveness, remember that you are not the only Dominican in Canada, don’t let the rongue open for the story to jump out, are you one of them seling Dominica’s Passport in Canada?.

      • Dominican
        June 23, 2015

        That Thomson question burn some people boy

    • %
      June 22, 2015

      @ .kidon the block No. Thompson of Team Dominica and your sister of the DLP, will
      attend one next year. PLEASE REMEMBER.

    • citizen
      June 22, 2015

      Are you a fool? Are one with nothing to do? Typical. Jealous?

    • Titiwi
      June 23, 2015

      Will Skerrit be in London next month with that other Melissa or perhaps miss Okeke? Who knows? Don’t pelt stones at your own windows Kid, that is plain stupid.

  16. Hummingbird
    June 22, 2015

    Congrats you go girl, and you look beautiful too. Whom GOD bless, no man curse.

    • Zandoli
      June 22, 2015

      Exactly what has she accomplished in this particular case that she needs to be congratulated for? She is attending a conference for Christ’s sake.

      Look, she may have done all sorts of things that warrant congratulations, but this is not one of them.

      • warma
        June 22, 2015

        Your name fits you and your comment – ZANDOLI

      • ANTIFAKE
        June 23, 2015

        warma I think that person is more of an arborlor

  17. Sunshine
    June 22, 2015

    Dno i know my comment will be awaiting moderation for months.

  18. Sunshine
    June 22, 2015

    Stupid pple. Do you even know the real senator?

  19. uk Dominican
    June 22, 2015

    not just a pretty face

  20. addison esprit
    June 22, 2015

    The UN recognizes quality; the lady is very astute and dignified and an example to women of Dominica

  21. Da girl
    June 22, 2015

    Monelle congrates. Do the best you can to represnt our women. And We know you can. God’s blessings on you. Nothing beats a tiral but a failure, go ahead and try, for those who try never fail, but succeed. For those who talk of failure know that they are failures.

  22. VEJ
    June 22, 2015

    way to go Monelle! Outspoken lady. Let the haters hate!

  23. Impartial Dominican
    June 22, 2015

    I predicted that this lady has the potential to attain great things, and I know that she will not disappoint.

    She will shine!

  24. In Charge
    June 22, 2015

    God bless you Senator williams. Go and represent.

  25. MY 2cents
    June 22, 2015

    Only in Dominica we praise and glorify failures.

    • Dominic
      June 22, 2015

      u more a failure dan monelle on d bed your mother buy u sleeping still go look for place to stay go pay your owne bills lazy good for noting

    • addison esprit
      June 22, 2015

      you are an idiot

    • Janice Rocque
      June 22, 2015

      Is A** like you that have Dominica the way it is, STFU!!

    • Dominican
      June 22, 2015

      So true, only in Dominica we would call the likes of Monelle an example to women? In your hearts do you really want your daughter to follow Monelle? I think not, its all political.

      • June 22, 2015

        Having kids at an early age is not a degrace, only in dominica you people like to cry down women who gave birth to kids at an early age, she carried hers, wondering how many of you visited doctor and pharmacistsfor ababortions, one thing for sure she is not a walking cemetery, and having three four kids at an early age is not a crime, stop hating the young lady, if she was part of the corrupt admin of skerrit, all you the haters and name calling would be singing a different tune, go Mis Wiliams go, May the Good Lord Bless you and May his Heavenly Lightcontinue to shine upon you, you destiny in life is in his hands, they will hate you and say whatever they want

      • citizen
        June 22, 2015

        Guess you should go!

      • Impartial Dominican
        June 23, 2015

        Should I assume that you are a saint and in line for canonisation?

        You must be if you could be so judgemental about another person.

        I look forward to your canonisation ceremony!

    • Dominican to bone
      June 22, 2015

      is this a comment to hide DNO please if u all don”t kno what to hide remove this feature, i have seen worse comments bout the ruling party and u all don”t hide, please nonesense

    • Francisco Telemaque
      June 23, 2015

      My 2cents, from the time I first read you on DNO or is it Cakafte you are still the same writing the same foolishness, so which of you may I ask is the greater, more accomplished failure?

      If you consider the firing of this lady from a job, you had better understand Skerrit had everything to do with her firing, he instigated and order her firing.

      If by any chance you term her a failure because she lost in the election, I can tell you right now that you are a fool, because there is nothing grantee in politics.

      The odds were against Monel from the word go! Poor girl, maybe did not have thirty cents to her name never mind thirty million dollars to buy votes. Level the playing field, and if Skerrit himself will not loose his seat?

      At leas we know she is not a thief and a liar! And what is the difference of the women in Skerrit’s party and Monel! The difference is they has no say in anything, they tokens do as you are told, when ordered by Skerrit to speak!

    • Proud Dominican
      June 23, 2015

      You have right to say that for once you speak the truth because you keep glorifying the Government who are know failures

    • macum
      June 24, 2015

      Gee Joseph your are just silly look at the man in the mirror. fix yourself first. stop being a gullible A**

  26. Positively Dominican
    June 22, 2015

    More glory to you Senator Monelle Williams. May God continue to bless you abundantly! You are moving forward! Well done!

    • Duncekyat
      June 22, 2015

      @Positively Dominican

      You’re giving Monelle the “glory” then you turn around and ask God to bless her?? Since you’re in the exulted business of offering glory to mere mortals why don’t you just bypass God and bless her directly yourself!

      • addison esprit
        June 22, 2015

        that is so stupid can not believe you actually posted this no wonder you use your real name

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