PACIFIC HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE Theme: “Our Voices, our Communities, our Rights” Advancing Human Rights related to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression in the Pacific” Nuku’alofa, the Kingdom of Tonga, 11 - 14 May 2015 The Pacific Sexual Diversity Network and the Steering Committee of the Pacific Human Rights Conference welcomes interested persons to submit an expression of interest to attend its Inaugural Pacific Human Rights Conference to be held from the 11 - 14 May 2015, in the Kingdom of Tonga. The purpose of the Conference is to embrace wider and collective…Read more
Why financial planning needs more women

Why financial planning needs more women

By David Chaplain at the Financial Review - click for more The numbers are unequivocal: Australian financial planning is men's business. Using Financial Planning Association (FPA) membership data as a proxy for the whole profession, just over 20 per cent of Australia's financial advisers are female. That's great if men like talking to other men about retirement planning, among the many other important services planners provide, but advice is about much more than that. An environment where clients will face a male adviser in four out of five instances is not immediately inviting…Read more

NGO CSW Parallel Event Registration Deadline

Registration deadline is 12 December 2014 (midnight EST). This year, everyone must register to attend the NGO CSW Forum. Parallel Events will be held from 9-20 March 2015. Consultation Day will be held on 8 March 2015 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Apollo Theater. Reception will be held 10 March 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Armenian Convention Center's Ballroom.Read more

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