Strategic Approaches to Tackle Impunity for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Strategic Approaches to Tackle Impunity for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

A panel discussion organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
June 21, 2019 @ 10:30
Hear us, See us

Hear us, See us

An exhibition organized by the United Nations Office at Geneva and the Permanent Mission of Canada.
June 25, 2019 @ 12:00
Legislating for gender equality: Eliminating gender-based discrimination and violence by 2030

Legislating for gender equality: Eliminating gender-based discrimination and violence by 2030

A side-event organized by IPU, IGC, OHCHR, UN Women and Canada in the context of the 41st session of the Human Rights Council.
June 26, 2019 @ 13:30
Gender & Cities

Gender & Cities

What do regional and frontline feminists have in common with digital visionaries who are also focused on democracy, inclusion, and transformation?
Women@theTable will convene experts, and expert feminists each separately focused on technology, gender, democracy, urban planning, or climate change for a discussion on shared visions and potential collaborations.
December 04, 2018 @ 18:30
Accountability for Preventing, Mitigating and Responding to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Settings: The primacy of dignity and rights

Accountability for Preventing, Mitigating and Responding to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Settings: The primacy of dignity and rights

Join a conversation for the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.
December 03, 2018 @ 14:00
Women and Youth in Mine Action: Building stronger communities

Women and Youth in Mine Action: Building stronger communities

With case studies from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, the side event will highlight how international assistance in mine action is unlocking the potential of women and youth to build more resilient communities.
November 29, 2018 @ 13:15
Film Screening : 'We the Women of Afghanistan: a Silent Revolution' by Nahid Shahalimi

Film Screening : 'We the Women of Afghanistan: a Silent Revolution' by Nahid Shahalimi

A special screening hosted by H.E Ms. Rosemary McCarney, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada, along with the Permanent Missions of Afghanistan and Germany, followed by a panel discussion in presence of the filmmaker.
November 27, 2018 @ 19:00
Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention and Gender

Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention and Gender

IGC-Disarmament Impact Group side event: the importance of integrating gender perspectives in the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention APLC
November 27, 2018 @ 08:30
Art against violence. From violence to resilience, from women’s perspective

Art against violence. From violence to resilience, from women’s perspective

This exhibition is organized within the context of the International day for the elimination of violence against women, and of the '16 days of activism' campaign fighting violence against women.
November 26, 2018 @ 17:00
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: a Women’s Take

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: a Women’s Take

Seventy years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this event will highlight the contribution of women to the historic document and what it means to women in their daily lives. On the panel will be the Deputy High Commissioner of Human Rights, the Permanent Representative of Rwanda and an academic from Stockholm University in Sweden.
November 23, 2018 @ 12:30
Conférence – ateliers - apéritif

Conférence – ateliers - apéritif

Dans le cadre de la journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes, le bureau de la promotion de l’égalité entre femmes et hommes et de prévention des violences domestiques (BPEV) organise chaque année un événement public.
November 22, 2018 @ 18:00
Women on the Move: Migration, care work and health

Women on the Move: Migration, care work and health

A global paradox is emerging in which care workers - who are largely migrant women, often working in informal home settings - make a considerable contribution to public health in many countries but are themselves exposed to health risks, face barriers to accessing care, and enjoy few labour and social protections.
November 21, 2018 @ 18:30