NEWS AND EVENTS

2007

FEBRUARY 2007
15 Feb
School Campaign: Making a difference for Girls, Rwanda
 
22-23 Feb
Women Parliamentary International Conference 2007
Kigali, Rwanda
For more information visit: http://www.rwandawomen-mp.org
 
25 Feb - 1Mar
Comparative and International Education Society 51st Annual Conference: Engaging our Differences
Baltimore, MD, USA
 
26 Feb - 9 Mar
51st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
New York, NY, USA
For more information vist the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women website
 
28 Feb
Panel Discussion, “Hope for the African Girl Child” at the 51st Session of the CSW
Hosted by World Vision International and Plan International
10:00 am - 11:45 am, Church Center for the UN, Hardin Room, (11th floor), 777 United Nations Plaza, New York
For more information visit the InterAction website
 
MAY 2007
7-11 May
South Asia Regional Workshop: Training of Trainers -Young Champions for Education, UNGEI
Kathmandu, Nepal
 
15-18 May
World Forum on Early Care and Education
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
For more information visit: worldforumfoundation.org
 
18-19 May
G7 Finance Ministers
 
25 May
Africa Day
 
JUNE 2007
11-14 June
8th Commonwealth Women's Affairs Ministers Meeting (8WAMM)
10 June event: "Financing for Gender Equality in Education"
Kampala, Uganda
For more information about the event and the 8WAMM please visit The Commonwealth Secretariat website
 
16 June
Day of the African Child
 
19-22 June
International Conference: School Fee Abolition: Planning for Quality and for Financial Sustainability
Bamako, Mali
Convened by ADEA, UNICEF, the World Bank and Ministry of Education of Mali
For more information visit the ADEA website
 
20 June
World Refugee Day
 
26-28 June
6th Central Asia Education Forum
Astana, Kazakhstan
UNICEF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Union and other bilateral donors
For more information email almaty@unesco.org
 
AUGUST 2007
12 Aug
International Youth Day
 
30 Aug
Opportunities lost and gained – a seminar on girls and education
Norad, Auditorium 4th floor Ruseløkkveien 26, Oslo
for more information
 
NOVEMBER 2007
6-8 Nov
Progress Review Seminar on Education in Emergencies and Post-Crisis Countries
Glen Cove, New York
 
12-13 Nov
UNGEI Global Advisory Committee meeting in Paris
 
15 Nov
Empowering Women: the Quest for Reducing Gender Disparities in Education, Local and Global Efforts
Istanbul, Turkey
 
20 Nov
Universal Children's Day
 
24-28 Nov
 
25 Nov
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women
 
DECEMBER 2007
1 Dec
World AIDS Day
 
4-7 Dec
Colloquium on the rights of the girl child, Jaipur, India
UNGEI partners Commonwealth Secretariat and CARE India
 
10 Dec
International Human Rights Day
 
11-13 Dec
Seventh EFA High-level Group Meeting
Dakar, Senegal
 

 

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