Consultation Day Draft Program

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NGO CSW Forum

NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York

Sunday, 26 February 2012
CONSULTATION DAY

DRAFT PROGRAM

9 – 9:30 am Opening Cultural event
9: 30 – 9:45 am Welcome by Soon-Young Yoon, Chair, NGO/CSW/NY
9:45 – 10:15 am Message from UN Women – Michelle Bachelet Executive Director, UN Women
10:15– 10:45 am Keynote address – Myrna Cunningham Kain Chair, UN Indigenous Peoples’ Forum, NGO/CSW/NY Woman of Distinction Awardee
10:45 – 11:15 am Buzz time
11:30 – 12:30 pm Regional Perspectives Panel – Moderated by Ilona Graenitz, Chair, NGO/CSW/Vienna
12:30– 1:45 pm Lunch
2:00 – 2:30 pm Special Guest address – Bineta Diop, Chair, Board of Director, Femmes Africains Solidarite (invited)
2:30 – 3:30 pm Rural Women Panel – Moderated by Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda, Chair, NGO/CSW Geneva
3:30 – 5:00 pm Afternoon sessions

  1. 1.    Orientation for new participants to the CSW
  2. 2.    Advocacy training
  3. 3.    Training for Rural Women Leaders Speak-out*
5:00 – 5:15 pm Closing. Theme song – “Keep on Movin’ Forward”