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July 2010


Online discussion on gender, education and employment (English and French)

Worldwide, 7 - 20 July 2010
Host / Sponsor: UN Division for the Advancement of Women

In preparation for the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the Division for the Advancement of Women is organizing an online discussion on the linkages between women’s and girls' access to and participation in formal and non-formal education and training, and their equal access to full employment and decent work. The discussion will be held from 7 to 20 July in both English and French. A podcast featuring experts discussing the theme will launch the online discussion.
> Read more / Send your questions for the podcast




CEDAW: 46th Session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

USA, New York, 12 - 30 July 2010
Host / Sponsor: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will hold its fortysixth session from 12 - 30 July 2010.
> Click here for details and country reports




Eleventh Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Brasilia, Brazil, 13-16 July 2010
Host / Sponsor: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

The Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean is a subsidiary body of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) which is convened on a regular basis to identify women’s needs at the regional and subregional levels, present recommendations, undertake periodic assessments of the activities carried out in fulfilment of regional and international plans and agreements on the subject, and serve as a forum for discussion of relevant issues.

The eleventh session of the Regional Conference is being organized in the framework of the international review process of the commitments entered into at the Fourth World Conference on Women, the International Conference on Population and Development and the Millennium Summit.
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