Summit for Refugees and Migrants,19 Sept

Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September The United Nations General Assembly will convene the Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September 2016 to guide the development of a global approach to addressing large movements of persons across international borders. The political declaration adopted at the Summit will strengthen the commitment to ensuring the human rights, safety and dignity of all refugees and migrants, and will set in motion a process to create a more predictable, … [Read more...]

The First-Ever World Humanitarian Summit, Take Aways!

“We are one humanity, with a shared responsibility. Let us resolve here and now not only to keep people alive, but to give people a chance at life in dignity.” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke those words to open the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, which took place May 23-24 and included 9,000 participants from across the world and across sectors. They represented over 170 countries and came from UN agencies, aid organizations, governments, businesses, faith groups, … [Read more...]

Post-2015 Summit at UN headquarters, NYC: SEPT 25-27

More than 150 world leaders are expected to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit from 25-27 September at UN headquarters in New York to formally adopt an ambitious new sustainable development agenda. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the summit “will chart a new era of sustainable development in which poverty will be eradicated, prosperity shared and the core drivers of climate change tackled”. The Summit will be the climax of a negotiating process that has spanned more than … [Read more...]

ACTION Think Tank – July 21 with Jennifer Ettinger!

Attention Toronto Entrepreneurs Looking for a Faster Way to Get More Connections, Leads, and Money: Want to make BIT more money? Want to make a TON more money? If I told you, that in the flesh, you could meet, see and hear a speaker who has brought companies into the millions and even 100s of millions of dollars, and YOU could have the opportunity to not just MEET with him, but ALSO work with him, would you be there? This is an Inspire2Speak Program, and is going to EXPLODE your … [Read more...]

Business Wealth Summit May 31, 2014

The opportunity to start your own business and create a substantial income has never been greater. Yet there are so many small business owners and professionals struggling to get that next customer or make that next sale. We are bringing together an amazing international panel of speakers, trainers and coaches who are still “in the trenches”, building and growing their own multi-million (and even multi-billion) dollar businesses. They are coming together to generously share what they do and … [Read more...]

Building capacities in Gender Statistics, WORLD EVENTS

Workshop on improving the integration of a gender perspective into official statistics will be arranged in Chiba, Japan on 16-19 April DESA’s Statistics Division and the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) are organizing jointly a capacity building workshop on gender statistics, in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Government of Japan. The purpose of the workshop is to train national statisticians on the production and use of gender … [Read more...]

Women in the World SUMMIT – April 4-5, 2013

From Ambassador Susan E. Rice to Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Hawa Abdi to Eva Longoria, global leaders and inspiring women from around the globe will convene in New York City on April 4 and 5 for the fourth annual Women in the World Summit. See Photos from the 2012 Summit Hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast, this exciting and powerful summit centers on vivid journalistic storytelling from CEOs and world leaders to artists, activists and firebrand dissidents. Tina Brown will be joined on stage … [Read more...]

SUMMIT of Women Leaders that Care – MARCH 24 Tickets Online !

*PARTIAL PROCEEDS going to the Centre for Women's Studies in Education (CWSE). FEATURING : ROSETTA STANDER - WOMAN of ACTION MAMA ZUMA SOUTH AFRICA, WOMAN of ACTION LORETTA CHEN - WOMAN of ACTION SHARIFA SHARIF - WOMAN of ACTION DIANE LONGBOAT - WOMAN of ACTION DR. SHABNAM NAZLI - WOMAN of ACTION MONIKA & GRAHAM BURWISE, Founders of the Global Awakening Institute NOTICE TO PUBLIC: Dr. Phyllis Chesler, at the request of A Celebration of Women … [Read more...]

UN Women: Commission on the Status of Women, 27 February – 9 March

27 February – 9 March UN Women Co-Sponsored Events 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women   Rural women constitute one-fourth of the world’s population, and their contributions are vital to the well-being of communities, economies, and the achievement of all development goals. During the Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will call for robust policies to remove the barriers that prevent rural women from … [Read more...]

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