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UN Women Executive Director meets with NGO CSW Geneva members – 15 January 2014

“We have to think of a very bold goal – one that can be destiny changing.”

Un Women Executive Director, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on the post-2015 agenda

After concluding a two-day conference in Geneva to support women’s participation and voice in the Syrian peace process, and before flying off to London for another pressing engagement, UN Women Executive Director, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, met with members of NGO CSW Geneva on 15 January for a first encounter and open dialogue.

Read  the full report on this meeting, kindly shared by NGO SCW Geneva member FAWCO

2014-01-15 meeting UN Women ED

NGO-CSW Geneva Vice-President, Simone Ovart, elected President of the Italian National Committee at UN Women

Simon Ovart, our Committee’s Vice-President was elected President of the Italian National Committee at UN Women, the new UN Agency dedicated to Women.

UN Women National Committees support the mission of UN Women through their dynamic membership programs, public education about UN Women and global women’s issues, and private sector fundraising to support UN Women programs worldwide.

Simone also had the opportunity, during the CSW 55th in New-York last february, to meet with UN Women’s head, Mrs Bachelet, and delivered a letter from the NGO-CSW President Conchita Poncini.