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July 2009

CEDAW: 44th Session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

20 July - 7 August 2009
New York, USA

Host / Sponsor: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its fortyforth session from 20 July - 7 August 2009. It will examine the country reports from the following States Parties: Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Denmark, Guinea-Bissau, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Spain, Switzerland, Timor Leste, Tuvalu
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UNESCO Photo Contest 2009: Promoting Gender Equality in Education

Through 31 July 2009
Host / Sponsor: UNESCO Bangkok and UN Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Bangkok along with the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) and South Asia (SA) is holding a photo competition as part of an initiative to promote gender equality in education

Competition Details

Theme: Reversing Realities: Seeking Gender Equality in Education

Awards: 13 contest winners will receive official certificates of merit. The winning photographs will also be featured in the UNESCO Bangkok and UNGEI (EAP and SA) “Gender in Education Calendar 2010”, which is to be distributed widely throughout Asia and beyond. The winning photographs will be posted on the organizers’ respective websites.

Submission Deadline: 31 July, 2009

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