INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND THE MDGs
Public Panel discussion - March 11 - NYC
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RLS-NYC at the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
From March 10 to March 21, the United Nations will host women’s rights advocates from around the world for the fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
CSW is for international leaders and civil society activists to convene and evaluate progress on gender equality and create policies to promote women’s empowerment worldwide. This year’s priority theme is the “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls”.
Join the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and MADRE and for a panel discussion with indigenous women from across the world about the challenges and lessons learned from implementing the MDGs in local communities. The event will highlight the perspectives of indigenous women on the post-2015 development agenda.
Indigenous Women and the MDGs – Challenges and Lessons
Tuesday, March 11th
2:30 – 4:00PM
Armenian Convention Center
V- Hall, 630 2nd Avenue, New York
International activists are gathered this week in Madrid, Spain, to take part in the twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). Initially planned to take place in Santiago, Chile, the Climate Change Summit was relocated after Chile dropped as the host country after the Chilean’s people took the streets in protests as a legitimate reaction to fundamental......
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