Women’s Empowerment Global Debate

Posted: June 22, 2010 in Uncategorized

The United Nations NGO branch has contacted the Celtic League with details of a TV debate (the first of a series) to be broadcast on 30th June 2010 under the auspices of its Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

The debate entitled, “Women’s empowerment, development cooperation and culture”, is aiming to maximise participation and groups and individuals can submit questions and comments on-line (see full text of the communication received below):

FROM: UN-DESA NGO BRANCH

The debate will be webcast live here.

Flyer available at CSO Net.

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is launching the first of a series of television debates, “Face to Face”.

On 30 June 2010, DESA, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will gather experts at United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss the theme, “Women’s empowerment, development cooperation and culture”.

Ms. Thoraya Obaid of UNFPA, Ms. Irina Bokova of UNESCO, Ms. Kavita Ramdas of the Global Fund for Women; and Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah of Princeton University will participate in this important event.

The debate will be moderated by Ms. Daljit Dhaliwal, Host of 21st Century UN Television Series and former TV anchor of the ABC News Now, BBC, CNN International, and the Independent TV News (ITN).

Join the campaign for “Women’s empowerment, development cooperation and culture”.

Please come and participate or if you can’t, please ask your questions online here.

You can get more information on the Celtic Leagues involvement as a UN accredited NGO by contacting our General Secretary – details below:

Tel: 0044 (0)1209315884
M: 0044(0)7787318666

rhisiart.talebot@gmail.com
gensec@celticleague.net

J B Moffatt (Mr)
Director of Information
Celtic League

22/06/10

The Celtic League has branches in the six Celtic Countries. It works to promote cooperation between these countries and campaigns on a broad range of political, cultural and environmental matters. It highlights human rights abuse, monitors all military activity and focuses on socio-economic issues.

TEL (UK)01624 877918 MOBILE (UK)07624 491609

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The Celtic League.
Celtic League News Group.

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