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CSW2017 Audio highlights -
CSW2017 Audio highlights - 'Every Woman Every Child Everywhere: Integrated education and health services in humanitarian situations
The Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Norway to the United Nations, in partnership with Every Woman Every Child, convened the fourth panel in the Every Woman Every Child Everywhere panel series, on the margins of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), 16th March, 2017. Opening remarks were provided by H.E. Ms. Laila Bokhari, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway and H.E. Dr. Mouza Hassan AlShehhi, Representative for the Women’s Empowerment File, General Women’s Union, United Arab Emirates. Panelists presented on behalf of the World Health Organisation, United Nations Girls' Education Initiative, Save the Children International, UNICEF.  An audio track of event key highlights can be found here on soundcloud. 

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School Health and Nutrition Webinar Series
School Health and Nutrition Webinar Series
The School Health and Nutrition webinar series presents a special webinar on the global guidance for prevention and response. This webinar explores tools and approaches for preventing, measuring, monitoring and responding to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), based on evidence and country experiences. The webinar features Jenelle Babb - UNESCO, Julie Hanson Swanson - USAID, Hassan Muluusi - Raising Voices, Uganda. 

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UNGEI and GPE launch
UNGEI and GPE launch 'Guidance for Developing Gender-Responsive Education Sector Plans’
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017, the Global Partnership for Education and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative are proud to launch the ‘Guidance for Developing Gender-Responsive Education Sector Plans’. A key step toward closing the gender gap in education globally, the ‘Guidance’ sets out to not only enrich the existing process by putting the spotlight on gender issues through a consistent use of a gender equality lens, but to identify additional tools, resources and information to support planners and practitioners in systematically undertaking gender analysis and developing gender-responsive strategies during the Education Sector Planning process.  Read More >
UNGEI to host high level CSW side event -
UNGEI to host high level CSW side event - 'Teachers, Schools and Decent Work: The Imperative to End SRGBV'
UNGEI, the Government of Norway and Education International are proud to host 'Teachers, Schools and Decent Work: The imperative to end School-Related Gender-Based Violence' - a Commission on the Status of Women high level side event. Join us, March 14th at 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM at Unicef House in New York to hear and share a range of perspectives, from the UN, member states, CSOs and education unions on key questions related to the challenges and opportunities associated with achieving gender equality in education. The panel and discussions will cut across safety, security and the rights for women and girls.

To register your attendance sign up here. Stay posted to the event website to access up to date information on speakers and the finalised agenda.

 

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Join UNGEI and the Global Working Group to end SRGBV at CIES 2017
Join UNGEI and the Global Working Group to end SRGBV at CIES 2017
The Global Working Group to end School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV) and UNGEI will be participating and presenting at various sessions at the Comparative and International Education Society’s annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia, from March 6 to March 9. To attend one of our sessions, click the link below to find out more.

 

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