CSW61 – NGO’s Access to the UN has Been Limited

NGO's Access to the UN has Been Limited The UN Security Division has apparently, in the past two days, determined that NGOs may not have access after 6pm. The CSW negotiations have been scheduled for the two rooms that have delegate access only from the second floor delegates lounge. This undermines our ability to work in partnership with NGOs. Please sign on to this letter to protest this action: TIME SENSITIVE. Sign by 9:30am ESTRead more
Invite: 14 March CSW61 Forum Reception

Invite: 14 March CSW61 Forum Reception

Recent update from The NGO CSW/NY Reception Committee NGO CSW 61 Forum: Reception Tuesday, 14 March 6:00 to 8:00 pm The NGO CSW Forum Reception will be held at Rosenthal Pavilion, NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square S New York, NY 10012.   Reception Tips Please download and bring your ticket so you do not have to wait on line upon arrival. We would love to see you wear your beautiful native dress/attire and proudly represent your culture. Our Reception is a great platform to connect with new and old colleagues. We encourage you…Read more
#WomenAskWhy – August 25th 2016

#WomenAskWhy – August 25th 2016

August 25th 2016 : #WomenAskWhy  - 'Money Matters' dinner event is an opportunity to get insider tips from Amy Wallis, NAB, HR expert  on enhancing your performance reviews to earn more money. Join us for a great dinner with great food and atmosphere at the much lauded Seamstress Restaurant, 113 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000.  Arrive at 6.15pm  for a 6.30 pm start with an anticipated 8:30pm finish.  For those who wish to continue the discussions, you can pop down to the sweatshop bar, or go up to the cocktail lounge. More on the venue here…Read more
National Multicultural Women’s Conference  –  deadline for submission of abstracts is the 5th August.

National Multicultural Women’s Conference –  deadline for submission of abstracts is the 5th August.

  National Multicultural Women’s Conference 2016 – Influencing Change: Vision and Impact   The inaugural National Multicultural Women’s Conference 2016 – Influencing Change: Vision and Impact, will be held at the Parkroyal Hotel,  Parramatta, Sydney, from 3-4 November 2016. This national event is an outcome of an innovative partnership between Settlement Services International (SSI) and th e Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA), with support from the Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW (ECCNSW), which will provide a holistic perspective towards shaping a shared vision and driving change for multicultural women. The organisers are very pleased that Sydney will…Read more
Who will be the new Secretary General of the UN?

Who will be the new Secretary General of the UN?

  An election is due to be held in 2016 to select the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, to succeed Ban Ki-moon, whose term will conclude on 31 December 2016. There are few rules governing the selection of the Secretary-General. The only guiding text is Article 97 of the United Nations Charter, which states that “The Secretary-General shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council.” As a result, the selection is subject to the veto of any of the five permanent members of the Security Council.[1] In 1946, the General Assembly adopted a…Read more