WOCAN, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and Women’s UN Report Network (WUNRN) jointly organizes the side event on Women-Food Security- Peace & Conflict at the 41st Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome, Italy on 13-18 October. The CFS is a multistakeholder program to solve global hunger and poverty.
Jeannette will attend the regional workshop on the UN-REDD Programme 2016-2020 strategic framework on 13- 14 October being held in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshops are organized jointly by the Secretariat and the regional UN-REDD country office teams, with lead support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
In 1995, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was adopted by the Fourth World Conference on Women, and subsequently endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1996. The Beijing Platform for Action constitutes a global framework for realising gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.