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What would the UN Peace Operations Panel recommend if it were led by women, civil society
organizations and local actors living in conflict?
Beijing +20 Action Plan, Section E. Women and Armed Conflict, Parallel Workshop
Monday, March 9 10:30am-12pm
Guild Hall at the Armenian Convention Center
Cosponsored by Nonviolent Peaceforce, Women Graduates-USA, International Federation of University
Women, NZFGW and ICAN.
More information available here.

Protection in practice for women human rights defenders and their work
Monday, March 9 at 1:15pm
Conference Room 7, UN Headquarters
Cosponsored by the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations (TBC), Amnesty International, International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) and Women Human Rights Defenders In International Coalition (WHRDIC)
RSVP required to aiunny@amnesty.org by March 6th.
More information available here.

Lebanon Religious Leaders & Civil Society Join to Address Violence Against Women & Girls
Wednesday, March 11 at 8:30am
Ballroom 1, Armenian Convention Center
Cosponsored Abaad Resource Center for Gender Equality, WUNRN, World Vision and OXFAM.
More information available here.

Eliminating Violence Against Women: A Continued Feminist Struggle in Egypt
Wednesday, March 11 at 2:30pm
V Hall, Armenian Convention Center
Cosponsored by the Women and Memory Forum, Center for Women’s Legal Assistance and Nazra for Feminist Studies
More information available here.

Development, Gender Equality and Religious Fundamentalisms
Friday, 13 March 2015 at 10:30am
Ballroom 1, Armenian Convention Center
Cosponsored by Association for Women’s Rights in Development and Oxfam International; Sussan Tahmasebi, panelist
More information available here.

On the Frontlines Against Militarism & Extremism: Women’s Stories from the Middle East, North Africa and Asia

Monday, March 16 at 6:30-7:45pm
Daj Hammarskjold Auditorium, UN Headquarters
RSVP by March 4: http://bit.ly/1vCGk2T
Cosponsored by Peace is Loud, the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN, Overseas Press Corps, and ICAN
More information available here.

When women’s rights are lost in the game between political representation and religious bodies
– the current religious context and role of the state and its machinery, with reference to the Beijing Platform for Action –
Monday, March 16 at 4:30pm
Church Center
Cosponsored by Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance and CEWLA

Join ICAN’s New York based program, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders, at the CSW!

+1 202 986 0952

info@icanpeacework.org

media@icanpeacework.org

Suite 524, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

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