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5 Mar, 2010

CSW / UNDP: Beijing + What? campaign

Location: DNew York, Church Center, 11th Floor Date: 5 March 2010 from 11-11.30am The overall objective of the campaign is to strengthen what the women are doing by highlighting the BPFA gains.  The campaign will focus on monitoring gains in five BPFA critical (thematic) areas using photographic posters and quick to read publication from different countries in the SADC region where relevant OGB  partners are taking the lead. The selected five thematic areas of the BPFA are: i)Gender Based Violence  with emphasis on violence against women.

5 Mar, 2010

CSW / World YWCA: An intergenerational conversation on HIV, Universal Access, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Violence agains

Location: New York, Date: 5 March 2010, 2 - 4 pm The objective is to generate stronger political will and engage in quality intergenerational around HIV, SRHR and violence. This is also important at a time where there is stronger recognition of the inter-section of the issues. By bringing the voices of young women as leaders, we are also building accountability around the issues and for imperative of action now and for the future. This event is co-sponsored by World YWCA, UNDP, UNFPA, GCW

5 Mar, 2010

Meeting Accountabilities to Women and Girls in the context of AIDS: What will it take to reach commitments to Beijing, Universal

Location: New York, UN building, conference room C Date: Friday, 5 March Time: 10 to 11:30 am Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA) will host an interactive dialogue at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on how to dramatically improve national responses to AIDS for women and girls at national and community levels.  We will hear from government and civil society leaders on what is needed to make a real difference in the lives of girls, women, their partners, and their families. Looking beyond the UNGASS Declaration to AIDS toward

5 Mar, 2010

CSW / World YWCA: An intergenerational conversation on HIV, Universal Access, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Violence agains

Location: New York, Date: 5 March 2010, 2 - 4 pm The objective is to generate stronger political will and engage in quality intergenerational around HIV, SRHR and violence. This is also important at a time where there is stronger recognition of the inter-section of the issues. By bringing the voices of young women as leaders, we are also building accountability around the issues and for imperative of action now and for the future. This event is co-sponsored by World YWCA, UNDP, UNFPA, GCWA

5 Mar, 2010

CSW / GCWA: Meeting Accountabilities to Women and Girls in the context of AIDS: What will it take to reach commitments to Beijin

Location: New York, UN building, conference room C Date: Friday, 5 March Time: 10 to 11:30 am Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Friday, 5 March, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., UN conference room C The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA) will host an interactive dialogue at the 54th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on how to dramatically improve national responses to AIDS for women and girls at national and community levels.  We will hear from government and civil society leaders on what is needed to make a real difference in the lives of girls, women, their pa

4 Mar, 2010

54th CSW / Launch of Women ARISE

Location: New York, UN building, Conference room 6 Date: 4th March 2010, 10-11.30 am International AIDS Women Causus, a GCWA partner, is glad to announce that a special session to launch Women ARISE will be held during the 54th CSW this March in New York. The session is co-sponsored by the Argentinian Government. It will be held on Thursday 4th from 10 to 11.30am, in Room 6 of the UN.   For more information, http://www.aidswomencaucus.org/

2 Mar, 2010

CSW / UNAIDS : UNAIDS call for action on women, girls, gender equality and HIV

Location: New York, Conference room 1 (TNLB), United Nations Headquarters Date: 2 March 2010 Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. UNAIDS will launch an Operational Plan for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV at a high-level event during the 54th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

25 Feb, 2010

UNICEF: Workshop on girls - preparatory event for ECOSOC 2010

Location: New York, United Nations Date: Thursday, 25 February 2010 Objective Ensure that issues related to girls receive adequate attention in and during the ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) on the theme: “Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regards to Gender and Women’s empowerment”

12 Feb, 2010

UNAIDS : Special Youth Programme application deadline on 12 February

Location: Geneva Date: Application deadline : 12 February UNAIDS has put out a call for applications for the third round of the UNAIDS Special Youth Programme (SYP).  This Programme was established in 2008 and was modeled on the successful UNFPA Special Youth Programme which was created in 2004. It consists of a 5 month fellowship at UNAIDS Geneva followed by a 4 month fellowship at the UNAIDS country office in the fellow’s country of origin.

24 Nov, 2009

10th anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Location: UN Trusteeship Council, New York, USA Date: 10h00 - 12h00 On 24 November 2009, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon the United Nations will commemorate the 10th anniversary of its observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. As part of this commemorative event, the Secretary-General will launch a Network of Men Leaders  who will promote his ongoing Campaign "UNiTE to end violence against women", 2008-2015.

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