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#WPD2015, “Character & Culture are an Inside Job!”

DATE: SEPT 20, 2015 VENUE: MISSISSAUGA LIVING ARTS CENTRE inside the RBC THEATRE ADDRESS: 4141 LIVING ARTS DRIVE, MISSISSAUGA L5B 4B8 TIME: 10 AM - 4 PM (4 PM - 6 PM MEET & GREET/NETWORKING IN LOBBY), with Registration Open at 9 AM SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES HERE THANK YOU ALL PARTICIPANTS HERE WORLD PEACE DAY SUMMIT 2015 'Character & Culture ... are an Inside Job!' Join us for an unforgettable day of empowered women leaders celebrating World Peace Day 2015 together. Special … [Read more...]


WHAT IS THE WOMEN MOVING FORWARD CONFERENCE? It is a one-day conference to celebrate the courage of women who are moving forward in their lives. These women can come from many different walks of life and have chosen to move beyond their circumstances. Our goal to provide participants with new tools and motivation to continue to move forward in their lives. We are holding the non-profit event which is FREE to the first 100 women who register. A light breakfast and lunch will be … [Read more...]

7th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference

June 30, 2013, was the opening plenary of the 7th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. We asked Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), to share highlights from the conference via Skype. Please see his reflections, below. - See more HERE.   Dr. Dieffenbach will be sharing highlights from the IAS Conference every day, … [Read more...]

Children’s Literacy: Raising the Bar – October 2 at Princeton U

Good jobs in the nation's 21st century economy require advanced literacy skills such as categorizing, evaluating, and drawing conclusions from written texts. The adoption of the Common Core State Standards by nearly all states, combined with tough literacy assessments that are now under development, will demonstrate that the literacy skills of average students fall below international standards and that the gap in literacy skills between students from advantaged and disadvantaged families is … [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...]

Afghan women make voices heard at Bonn Conference

The International Afghanistan Conference Afghan President Hamid Karzai (L) and German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle arrive for the 10th annual international Afghanistan conference on December 5, 2011 in Bonn, Germany. Representatives from a variety of countries are meeting to discuss the future of Afghanistan, despite the absence of delegates from Pakistan following an incident in which NATO forces killed 24 Pakistani border guards recently. In a recent interview Karzai stated … [Read more...]

NHPC 2011: Connecting HIV Prevention Professionals through Social Media

2011 NHPC: Connecting HIV Prevention Professionals through Social Media     NATIONAL HIV PREVENTION CONFERENCE ALTANTA, GEORGIA AUGUST 14-17,2011   The 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) will be held in Atlanta, August 14-17. The conference will contribute to achieving the three major goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, and these goals are reflected in the conference theme; “The Urgency of Now: Reduce incidence. Improve access. Promote equity.” We want you to share your … [Read more...]


IWHC's annual gala in New York City is fast approaching! Join us on February 8, 2011 to celebrate strong women and healthy communities. This year we will honor Paul Farmer, the co-founder of Partners In Health, and hear from our partner Ishita Chaudrhy from the youth-led YP Foundation in India. Click here to purchase tickets today. On Wednesday, January 12, IWHC joined the United Nations Foundation, Americans for UNFPA, and Population Action International in hosting a welcoming reception for … [Read more...]

Marianne Williamson Taking Action in the Bay area!

Dear Friends, I'Il be in the Bay area for events next weekend. On Sunday, January 16th, I am doing two short talks, Q and A and book signings on my new New York Times best seller, A Course in Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever. If you or someone you love are dealing with any compulsive or addictive issues and want to know more about applying spiritual principles to healing them, I hope you'll join me at one or both of these events: 12 NOON: The Crystal Way … [Read more...]

UNIC New Delhi Seminar on Peace and Non-Violence

Seminar Participants As part of the 12-day Peace to Non-Violence campaign, the United Nations Infor-mation Centre (UNIC) in New Delhi collaborated with NGO Women's Initiative for Peace in South Asia (WIPSA) and National Foundation for India in organizing a day-long seminar titled “Sisters for Peace: Voices from Kashmir” on 29 September, where a dozen women activists, academics and female victims of violence from Kashmir presented their perspectives on the Kashmir conflict and its impact on … [Read more...]

ARMENIA Children- “Everything you always wanted to know about the UN”

Visit of school-children of the Saramej community to UN House September  2010   On 22 September, school-children of the Saramej community students' club "Ayg" (dawn) visited the UN office (UNO) in Armenia accompanied by their teachers, chaperons and the head of the community. This village is one of the vulnerable communities of the Lori region of Armenia located to the north of Yerevan. They still suffer from the difficulties still left from the devastating earthquake of 1988. DPI … [Read more...]

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