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.

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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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