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International Women’s Day March for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights!

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

[ March 8, 2015; ]

The March for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights is being organized by UN Women in collaboration with the City of New York, NGO-CSW, the Working Group on Girls, the Man Up Campaign and the UN Women for Peace Association.

The march will take place on International Women’s Day (March 8) and commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. This event will …

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CSW: Gender Inequality and Climate Change How to Tackle a Double Injustice

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

[ March 10, 2015; 11:30 am to 12:45 pm. ]

This event will consider the double injustice of tacking gender equality and climate change, particularly in the context of the upcoming climate agreement, set to be agree in December at the French Government hosted COP21.


  • Mme. Pascale Boistard, French Secretary of State for Women’s Rights
  • Mrs. Mary Robinson, President, Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice
  • Ms. Lakshmi Puri, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Representative of the Government of Peru (TBC)
  • Ms. Lorena Aguilar, Global …
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    Women, Climate Change and Cities: An Intersectional Perspective

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

    [ March 5, 2015; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]

    Hosted at the New School, Orozco Room 712, 66 West 12th Street, from 4pm to 6pm on March 5th, this event will focus on women’s role in raising awareness as well as providing solutions to climate change issues specifically in the urban environment. Participants will examine what women have brought to the table in the climate movement as well as the specific benefits of having a gendered approach to climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, namely, …

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    Climate Justice Dialogue

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

    [ March 5, 2015; 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ]

    On Thursday, March 5th, WEDO’s Bridget Burns will present on the links between women’s rights, global governance and sustainable development, during a dialogue on climate justice hosted by the United Methodist Women.

    Download the agenda here.…

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    CSW59 Advocacy Training

    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

    NEW YORK (March 3, 2015)– WEDO will participate as a global trainer in the CSW59 Advocacy Trainings in Negotiations and Women’s Human Rights on March 9th and 10th. WEDO will work alongside regional trainers and partners to facilitate the training during the first sessions of the Asia Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean and North America & Europe caucuses. This is a continuation of the WEDO’s work and contributions to the NGO CSW/NY training manual as …

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