The UNESCO International Conference on Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education is an international event that aims to build a common understanding among policy makers on the interventions needed for education systems to prevent violent extremism. Organized by the UNESCO Headquarters and the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, this international conference will take place at the Peacock Convention Centre, Hotel Novotel New Delhi Aerocity, New Delhi, India on September 19-20, 2016. UNESCO is convening […]
Our French delegation was at the Femmes Monde à la Coupole last night commemorating the struggle and efforts of Simone de Beauvoir. Claudine Monteil, her student and close friend shared memories of Simone de Beauvoir. She has written books on her life and the challenges she faced to realize more rights for women in France. The program was at la Coupoule, where Simone de Beauvoir had lunch every day.
2015 marks the centenary of women’s suffrage in Iceland, as well as in Denmark. A part of the celebration in Iceland is an international conference to be held in Reykjavík 22–23 October. The aim of the conference is to reflect on the 100 years of women’s suffrage in the Nordic countries, but also to stimulate broader critical and transnational thinking on the current status of women’s civil rights and political participation. An important part of the conference agenda will be […]
Fundamental Rights of Women On the auspicious city of Barcelona, Spain, the XXII International Congress of Women in Legal Careers took place at the Museum Barcelona’s seafront between the 14th and the 18th of October 2015. Among many guided issues in the Congress, Dr. Osvalda Joana, and Judicial Magistrate of the Supreme Court of Mozambique. Vice-President, Councilor and member of the Bureau of International Federation of Women in Legal Careers devoted her time to talk about the trafficking of people […]