Continuing the Implementation of the Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women
Prior to the 41st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
9 March 1997
9:00 A.M. 4:00 P.M.
Labouisse Hall UNICEF House
44th Street (between First and Second Avenues), New York
Sponsored by the NGO Committees on the Status of Women (Geneva, New York and Vienna) in cooperation with the NGO Committee on UNICEF/Working Group on the Girl Child. (These Committees represent more than 200 international, regional and national organizations.)
9:00 A.M. 10:00 A.M. Registration, coffee and tea
10:00 A.M. 12:30 P.M.
Part I: Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
Angela King, Assistant Secretary General, Special Advisor on Gender Issues; Director, Division for the Advancement of Women
Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Chair, UN Commission on the Status of Women
Part II:Invited Experts will speak about the critical areas of concern before the 41st Session:
Environment Education and Training Economy Power and Decision-Making
Part III:CSW and NGOs
Kristen Timothy, Deputy Director, Division for the Advancement of Women
12:30 P.M. 1:30 P.M.
Lunch will be provided and is included in registration fee
1:30 P.M. 4:00 P.M.
Open Discussion: Strategizing on the Role of NGOs
Breakout Sessions on: *Environment * Economy * *Education and Training * Power and Decision-Making * Optional Protocol to CEDAW*
9 March 1997 NGO Consultation on the Continuing Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
Area of Interest (please circle one):
*Environment * Economy * Education and Training * Power and Decision-Making *
*Optional Protocol to CEDAW*
Please register by 7 March 1997. Registration fee of $25 includes Consultation, lunch, materials and 13 March CSW evening reception.
Enclosed is a check for $_______ made payable to NGO/CSW, NY for _____ people at $25 per person.
If registration fee includes payment for guest(s), please print name(s) on the reverse of this form.
Overseas Participants: Advance Registration is necessary.The fee can be paid at the door.
Send form to:Gerry Puelle, Registrar
777United Nations Plaza, 10th Flr
New York, NY 10017 USA