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Programme

Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women/DESA
Division for the Advancement of Women/DESA and
Department of Public Information

in collaboration with

United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality

cordially invite you to an observance of

International Women's Day
“Gender Equality Beyond 2005: Building a More Secure Future”

8 March 2005

Conference Room 2

10:00 am - 12:00 noon


Panellists:

Ms. Rachel Mayanja, Special Adviser on Gender Issues
and Advancement of Women, DESA [statement]

Ms. Nafis Sadik, Member, High-level Panel on Threats,
Challenges and Change [statement]

Mr. Sálvano Briceño, Director,
Secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction [statement]

Ms. Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka, Executive Director, UN-Habitat [statement]

Ms. Jessica Neuwirth, President, Equality Now [statement]


Moderator: Mr. Shashi Tharoor,
Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information



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For further information, please contact:
Sylvia Hordosch, Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement
of Women, Department of Economic and Social Affairs,
Tel: (212) 963-5450; e-mail: hordosch@un.org