CSW 2012: Women’s Empowerment

Feb/27/2012, Monday, 4:30 – 6:00pm
Location: Church Center of the UN, 10th Floor

56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

Feb/27/2012, Monday, 4:30 – 6:00pm
Location: Church Center of the UN, 10th Floor

Won Buddhism UN Office and three co-sponsoring organizations will host the panel discussion on Monday afternoon, February 27, 2012. A parallel event to the 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), this workshop will focus on ‘Women’s Empowerment: Role of Women in Poverty Eradication.

Moderator:
Alison Van Dyk, Executive Director, Temple of Understanding

Speakers:

  • Robin Andrews, Town Supervisor of Claverack, New York
  • Azza Karam, Ph.D., Senior Technical Advisor, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Ven. Chung Ohun Lee, Ph.D., Executive Director, UN & Interreligious Work, Won Buddhism International

Co-Sponsors:

Temple of Understanding | United Religions Initiative | Women’s Program of Religions for Peace