Forty-fourth session, 28 February – 2 March 2000

PANEL – Emerging issues, trends and new approaches to issues affecting women or equality between men and women

(1 March 2000, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Government/Intergovernment Nominees

UN System

Civil Society/SG Experts

Ms. Dominique Meda, Inspecteur à l’Inspection Générale des Affaires Sociales, Paris, France – "Women and work, including the emergence of new forms of work and employment and reconciliation of family and work responsibilities" Ms. Madhu Bala Nath, UNAIDS/UNIFEM Gender and HIV/AIDS Adviser -"Women living with HIV/AIDS" Ms. Gillian M. Marcelle, Chairperson, African Information Society Gender Working Group –

"Gender, justice and technology"

Maitre Mame Bassine Niang, Ministère de la Famille, de l’Action Sociale et de Solidarité Nationale, Dakar, Senegal "Life cycle and access to resources including inheritance".   Ms. Charlotte Abaka, Member, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) – "Challenges to the implementation of the Convention"