UN Commission on the Status of Women
Invitation to all ISA members
ISA parallel event at UN Commission on the Status of Women
New York, USA
March 11, 2014
The International Sociological Association will hold a parallel event during the upcoming meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, March 10-21, 2014. All sociologists, practitioners as well as faculty members and their students, are welcome to attend the session.
The ISA event will be held March 11 at 14:30 in Guild Hall of the Armenian Convention Center, 630 2nd Ave., New York, USA. The title of the session: UNSCR 1325, MDGs and SDGs: Research and Action.
We are very fortunate to have Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary General and High Representative of the United Nations, as our keynote speaker. His topic: “Accelerating Implementation of UNSCR 1325 – Ensuring Women’s Participation at the Community Level.”
There will be three additional speakers: two ISA representatives to the UN - Jan Marie Fritz (“Notes on UNSCR National Action Plans”) and Rosemary Barberet (“Justice for Women, the MDGs and the 2015 Development Agenda”) – and Katie Orenstein, Founder and CEO of the Op-Ed Project (“Who Narrates the World? Changing the World’s Conversation”)
If you have any questions, please contact the session organizer - Jan Marie Fritz at firstname.lastname@example.org