NGO CSW Forum Program

NGO CSW Forum
NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York

Sunday, 26 February 2012
CONSULTATION DAY

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, Executive Board, Femmes Africaines 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. Orientation for new participants to the CSW
2. Advocacy training
3. Training for Rural Women Leaders Speak-out

5:00 – 5:15 pm Closing. Theme song – “Keep on Movin’ Forward”