Wed, Mar 30, 2016
Mahnaz Afkhami spoke at the Alliance for Peacebuilding on March 30, 2016 in Washington, DC.
Title: Highlights from the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations
Venue: The Alliance for Peacebuilding
1800 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20036
The Commission on the Status of Women meets each year at the UN in March. This year the theme is focused on the new 2030 Agenda, linking sustainable development to women’s empowerment. A panel of CSW participants will share their highlights from the UN sessions as well as the many NGO programs spanning a two week period. This event was co-hosted by the Alliance for Peacebuilding‘s Women and Peacebuilding Affinity Group, The United Nations Association of the National Capital Area and The National Capital Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women.
Mahnaz Afkhami, President of Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP)
Karen Mulhauser, Chair, UNA USA and founder, Consulting Women
CeCe Cole, President, National Capital Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women
Kimberly Weichel, Moderator, Consultant, UN Women, Advisory Council, UNA NCA, Chair Women and Peacebuilding Affinity Group