This year, to celebrate Women's Day on 8 March, special events will take place at New York Headquarters... and around the world !
Journalists, without UN credentials, wishing to attend the events should fax their names and affiliations!

Kids and young adults can observe and learn more about the International Day by checking the UN Cyberschool Bus page !

You can read - and print - the message by the UN Secretary-General, Mr. Kofi Annan on the occasion ...

Learn more about this year's focus theme: “Women, peace and security: women managing conflict?/font> !

WomenWatch, the UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women, offers links to highlights of the Day's events by UNESCO, etc....

INSTRAW organized for the occasion the International Women's Day Art Contest -- see the winners !

Other UN websites such as DAW and UNIFEM also offer key information about women ... and

Read press releases about this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day.
For further inquiries, please contact us !

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