Event

Dialogue Days 2009 – 30 years with CEDAW

Event Type: Conference, Meeting or Symposium

Date: 18.09.09

Location: Sweden – Stockholm

Details

The National Committee for UNIFEM in Sweden, in cooperation with the Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs, is hosting a conference to celebrate 30 years of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

The conference Dialogue Days 2009 — 30 years with CEDAW (Dialogdagarna 2009 — Kvinnokonventionen 30 år) on 18 September aims to raise awareness of CEDAW, matters concerning women’s empowerment, as well as knowledge sharing and exchange of experiences among civil society actors.

Speakers, among others, include:

  • Professor Yakin Erturk, former UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
  • Carolyn Hannan, Director of the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW)

The conference will mainly be conducted in Swedish and is open to the public.

Sponsored by: Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs, National Committee for UNIFEM, Sweden

Contact:
Nina Genneby

For more details, visit the event web page.