Event

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – Official UN Observance

Event Type: Special Day or Anniversary

Date: 23.11.10
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: United Nations, New York – Conference Room 1, North Lawn Building, UN Headquarters

Details

Official observance at UN Headquarters of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

“Leadership of the Corporate Sector in Ending Violence against Women and Girls”

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OPENING 10:00–10:30

Keynote address by
Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Speakers

  • Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women
  • H.E. Mr. Joseph Goddard, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations
  • Ms. Debi Nova, artist, Costa Rica

PANEL DISCUSSION 10:30–12:00

  • Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women
  • Ms. Margery Kraus, Chief Executive Officer, APCO Worldwide
  • Ms. Sharon D’Agostino, Vice President, Corporate Contributions, Johnson & Johnson
  • Ms. Shupe Makashinyi, Equality Now, Zambia

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

  • Empire City Men’s Chorus
  • The World United Musician Association (WUMA)

Moderator: Ms. Juju Chang, ABC News

Sponsored by: UN Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women

Contact:
Patricia Cortés