United Nations – Zarathushties Participation

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United Nations: An Invitation to Participate

Zarathushtis worldwide interested in participating in activities at the United Nations, internationally, regionally, or locally are requested to contact Co-Chairs of FEZANA’s UN-NGO committee:

Afreed Mistry, Toronto, Canada [email protected]gmail.com,
Homi Gandhi, Metropolitan New York, [email protected]gmail.com,
Behram Pastakia, Metropolitan Washington DC [email protected],

….. with a copy of their curriculum vitae and a letter of intent stating how they see themselves promoting the mission and vision of the United Nations in civil society.

Upcoming events include:

the 54th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (see online opportunities below)
the Annual DPI/NGO conference which will be held in Melbourne, Australia 30th August to 1st September 2010 on Global Health.

UNESCO: Online discussion on Gender equality, Education and Training – 10 January to 7 February 2010

As part of the debates and events commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, the United Nations’ Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) is organizing a series of online discussions dedicated to specific critical areas of action related to gender equality. These discussions will contribute to the 15-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action at the 54th session of the Commission on the Status of Women from 1-12 March, 2010. The online discussions are designed to catalyze debate, to analyze progress and to provide an important interactive forum where perspectives, successful initiatives and information can be shared.
UNESCO will be hosting the online discussion focusing on the theme of Gender equality, Education and Training from 10 January to 7 February. During these four weeks, discussions will be organized around a framework of thematic questions in order to stimulate debate between participants. (…)
http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=47037&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

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