Youth Consultation Day

Posted on January 25, 2012 by youngbpwi in News from around the world

The NGO Committee on the Status of Women/New York

Welcomes young women and men, boys and girls and university students

 To NGO CSW Forum Consultation Day

in preparation for the UN Commission on the Status of Women meeting

  26 February 2012

9 – 5 pm

The Salvation Army

(120 West 14th Street, New York, NY)

 –         Learn about the international women’s movement and the United Nations

–         Participate in advocacy training for youth

–         Share your ideas on international issues such as rural women and economic empowerment, human rights, peace and security, and health

  Program highlights:

  • Michelle Bachelet, UN Undersecretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
  • Mirna Cunningham Kain, Chair, Indigenous Peoples Forum and NGO CSW Forum Woman of Distinction Awardee
  •  Bineta Diop, Peace advocate and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world (invited)

Register online:

 The fee is $80 (includes lunch)

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