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Online discussion and podcast on gender, education and employment (7-20 July)
The online discussion will take place from 7 to 20 July in both English and French. It is organized by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women, Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Registration will be open from 7 July, and will be necessary for participants to post comments. Registered participants can also opt to follow the online discussion by e-mail.
A podcast featuring experts discussing the theme will launch the online discussion on 7 July. You can send questions to the experts by visiting our website or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 July.
The online discussion is part of the preparatory process for the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (2011), which will consider 'Access and participation of women and girls to education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work' as its priority theme.
For more information, or to request an email reminder when the discussion starts, please visit our website on http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/csw55/onlinediscussion.html
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