East Africa News : Regional Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue and Launch of the EAC Gender Barometer

East Africa News : Regional Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue and Launch of the EAC Gender Barometer

[Source EASSI 11 September 2017] On 3rd and 4th May 2017, various stakeholders on gender Equality in the East African Community and beyond converged in Kampala, Uganda to witness the launch of the 1st ever Gender Barometer and also discuss the findings under the theme “Who Answers to Women? Taking stock of implementation of Gender Equality Commitments in East Africa”. It was launched by The Director for Gender and Community Development - Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ms. Sanyu Jane Mpagi. In answering the question, “who answers to women?” Ms. Sanyu…Read more
CSW 62 Preparations are underway

CSW 62 Preparations are underway

[Source Asia Pacific NGO CSW  www.apngocsw.org] Even though it is only September 2017, deadlines for CSW 2018 are already fast approaching! See below for some of the key dates. Oral and written statements Submission of written statements will be open for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC from 30 September to 17 October 2017 via United Nations CSO-net. The link to online submission will be posted here on 30 September. We will not be able to accept statements submitted via e-mail. Sign up for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC to express interest in delivering…Read more
Remembering Bo Wang

Remembering Bo Wang

  REMEMBERING BO WANG, FORMER JERA INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTS MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT August 2016  JERA International would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Bo Wang on his sudden and suspicious death. Bo interned for JERA International as an Management Assistant, from September 2014 to December, 2014,  he was from his first day on the job a helpful, smart and intelligent young man.    He was a very popular member of the team, always ready to share in the laughter and a true pleasure to work alongside.   He was always available…Read more
We Must Limit Global Warming to 1.5 Degrees, Build Grand Coalition, and Facilitate Dialogue – COP23 President

We Must Limit Global Warming to 1.5 Degrees, Build Grand Coalition, and Facilitate Dialogue – COP23 President

WWF’S CLIMATE AND ENERGY HEAD MR MANUEL PULGAR VIDAL MEETS WITH COP23 SECRETARIAT AND PRESIDENT PRIME MINISTER BAINIMARAMA   Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama and Incoming COP23 President’s opening speech at the COP23 Review Session in Suva, Fiji. Friends, bula vinaka and a very good morning to you all. Time is moving on and we now have just three months till COP23 gets underway. Twelve weeks until Fiji’s formal Presidency begins for what will be a little over 12 months until we hand over that responsibility to Poland. This week is about continuing to…Read more
Change the course: National Report on Sexual Assault and  Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities  2017

Change the course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities 2017

  The Australian Human Rights Commission’s National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities outlines the Commission’s findings on the prevalence and nature of sexual assault and sexual harassment at all Australian universities. It is based on analysis of the data collected through a national survey and a separate submissions process conducted over the second half of 2016.   For the full report click hereRead more