International Women's Day 2006
Women and Decision-making
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Commemoration


Panel discussion at UN Headquarters (New York)

International Women’s Day
Women in decision-making:
Meeting challenges, creating change


8 March 2006
Conference Room 2
United Nations Headquarters
10:00 a.m. - 12 noon

Opening

Mr. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General  [ Remarks ]

Panellists

Honourable Ms. Margreth Mensah
Speaker, Vice-Chairperson of the National Council, Namibia

H. E. Ms. Nabeela Abdulla Al-Mulla
Permanent Representative, Kuwait

Ms. Noeli Pocaterra
President of the Permanent Commission of Indigenous Peoples
National Assembly, Venezuela

Ms. Devaki Jain
Economist, India

Ms. Anne Kathrine Slungård
Chair, Statoil Board of Elections, Norway

Moderator

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


The conference room will have open seating and attendees are kindly asked to be seated by 9:50 a.m.

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

For media enquiries, please contact: Renata Sivacolundhu, Department of Public Information,
Tel: (212) 963-2932, e-mail: mediainfo@un.org

Flyer
Women in decision-making: Meeting challenges, creating change

This event is organized by
the Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women/DESA,
the Division for the Advancement of Women/DESA,
the Department of Public Information
in collaboration with
the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality

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