International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014

International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 South Africa Protea Hotel Water Front Richards Bay Corner of Bridgetown and Pioneer Roads, Tuzi Gazi Waterfront, Richards Bay 3900, South AfricaDecember 02 - 03, 2014 Important Dates: Last Day to submit Abstract / Paper / Presentation - November 5, 2014 Last date to Issue Notification of acceptance - November 10, 2014 Last date to submit final paper and authors' registration - November 15, 2014Note: Abstracts/Papers, acceptances issued on a rolling basis until November 05, 2014. Please submit your Abstract/Paper early as possible QUICK LINKS - South AfricaCall…Read more

ISIS International Newsletter – 20 Years after Beijing

  an Isis International e-newsletter, offers news, information and commentary on women’s activism and rights around the globe Isis International takes its name from Isis, an ancient mother goddess, who symbolizes creativity, knowledge and women’s power. Our logo is the symbol of women open to give and receive knowledge, creativity and empowerment.   20 years after Beijing Feminists and women activists prepare for the Beijing+20 Asia-Pacific review   The 3rd Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, August 18-30, 2014 Women continue to lobby and push governments for full…Read more

Call for Application to Asia Pacific Beijing+20 Civil Society Forum

On 14-16 November, 2014, Asia Pacific civil society organisations (CSOs) will gather in Bangkok, Thailand to develop a collective strategy on the priority issues for the Asia Pacific region on the Beijing +20 review processes. You can apply to attend and to have a workshop at the forum via the online application form or download the form and send it to application.csoforumb20@gmail.com. Applicants also applying to organise workshops at the forum will need to submit their workshop application separately.   CSO Forum Application Form Workshop Application Form   More information can be found at the website: http://apwld.org/call-for-applications-to-the-asia-pacific-beijing-20-civil-society-forum/Read more

Chat For Change

Calling all young advocates!   Chat For Change is an initiative which aims to link passionate young human rights advocates (aged 10-30) from around the world up with opportunities to speak out in their schools, communities and the wider world. This is done through 4 free programs, each of which allows the messages of our "Chatters" to reach a wide community through our own social networks and those of our Supporter Organisations.   The programs offered include: Video Chatter - monthly video competitions for youth around the world  Blog Chatter- monthly blog submissions for youth…Read more

Annual Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace & Security

On behalf of the Australian National Committee for UN Women, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the ANU Gender Institute I would like to invite you to the 2014 Annual Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace & Security. Bringing together prominent academics, civil society representatives and government officials, the dialogue will explore progress made on the implementation of the National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security as well as good practices for ensuring women’s full participation in peace processes.  Register today…Read more