CSW60 registration (New York, March 2016)

CSW60_Banners_675x123_ENThe sixtieth session of the of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) will be held at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March, 2016. On this ocassion, the priority theme is: Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development. The pre-registration period for the CSW60 is now open. All those wishing to attend must notify via email at: infopresident@fifcj-ifwlc.com soon, since we can only register 20 representatives.

For more information about the CSW60, click here.

Canada: first cabinet with equal number of men and women

guardian-logoCanada’s new prime minister Justin Trudeau has named a young and ethnically diverse cabinet. For the first time in the country’s history, its ministerial team is equally balanced between men and women. The ministers –15 women and 15 men– are mostly aged under 50, in a team marking both a generational change and a commitment to reflecting Canada’s diversity. Asked to explain his gender parity promise, Trudeau answered: “Because it’s 2015.”

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2015 International Day of Peace at UN

f911logoThis year’s International Day of Peace (September 21th) comes at a time of deadly violence and destabilizing conflicts around the world. Rather than succumbing to despair, we have a collective responsibility to demand an end to the brutality and impunity that prevail.

Click here to read the complete message of Mr. Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General.

Workshop: International Day of Yoga Committee at UN

f911logoOn August 27, 2015, the wokshop will discuss the recently adopted UN GA Resolution concerning the International Day of Yoga and learn how yoga possitively effect health and well-being, including infant and maternal mortality, chronic disease, anxiety and stress. The workshop will be modarated by FIFCJ Vice-President, Mrs. Denise Scotto.

For more information on the this event, click here.

Barcelona 2015

logo_fifcjThe XXII Congress of the International Federation of Women in Legal Careers will be held in Barcelona, Spain, from October 14 to 18, 2015. This year, the main theme is “Women’s Body and Fundamental Rights”. Speakers from all around the world will be addressing this very important issue from the juridical perspective.

To gain access to the Agenda, click here.

For inquieries, infopresident@fifcj-ifwlc.com