Violence Against Women: Achievements and Challenges

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The NGO Committee on the Status of Women/New York


“Violence Against Women:

Achievements and Challenges”

Monday, 12 December 2011

12:30 to 2:45 pm

Church Center, 2nd floor, 777 UN Plaza,

 New York, NY


Business meeting:

12:30 to 1:00 pm


Update from UN Women on CSW 56

Announcements from the other CoNGO and NGO Committees

Report from the planning committee meeting in November


1:00 to 2:00 pm

The Role of Governments and Civil Society in the Eradication of

Violence Against Women”


Ambassador T. Hamid Al-Bayati, Permanent Mission of Iraq to the

United Nations, is our main speaker.

Dr. Jafar Jawad, Moderator, Al-Hakim Foundation and NGO/CSW/NY 

A holiday and NGO/CSW/NY 40th anniversary party will follow the meeting!

2:00 to 2:45 pm



About the Speaker


Dr. T. Hamid Al-Bayati was appointed Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations in April 2006 and was elected Chair of the United Nations’ Third Committee related to Social, Economic, and Human Rights. He worked as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs and Bilateral Relations from 2004 to 2006. During the same period, he headed the Iraqi Center for Strategic Studies in Iraq. Dr. Al-Bayati obtained a Bachelors degree from Baghdad University, a Masters degree from Cairo University, and a PhD in Politics from Manchester University, England.