Subject: [fem-women2000 220] URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT: recruitment for GLOBAL WOMEN'S B+ 5 MEDIA TEAM
From: lalamaziwa <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 14:51:16 +0900
$BKL5~!\#5$K(B NGO$B%a%G%#%"8&=$@8(B $B$H$7$F;22C$7$^$;$s$+!)$H$$$&$*M6$$$G$9!#(B $B4X78$"$j$=$&$JCDBN$KE>Aw4j$$$^$9!#(B//lalamaziwa ---------------- Original message follows ---------------- From: Cathy Clarin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 13:19:42 Subject: URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT: recruitment for GLOBAL WOMEN'S B+ 5 MEDIA TEAM -- 30 March 2000 Dear Friends, Can you help us send this to as wide a reach as possible? Or if you're busy, may I then just ask for referrals on lists or addresses worth sending this to? Salamat, Kathy ----------------------------------- Would you be interested in going to New York and write stories on women and the Beijing + 5? 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You can be in. Please send the following documents on or before 5 April 2000. We need to hurry up though, 'coz we need to beat the 15 April 2000 deadline to register all team members with the UN DAW. So send us these documents ASAP! $B%-(B a completely filled-up questionnaire (attached below); $B%-(B a brief letter of application; $B%-(B a short description of yourself providing basic data including full name (as it appears in your passport), age, organizational designation, full contact details (including email, if available), written and spoken abilities, a listing of past training received, current work experience inclusive of a brief description of your role in your current organisation; and $B%-(B an endorsement letter from your current organization. Applications may be addressed to: Mavic Cabrera Balleza Global B+5 Media Team Project Coordinator ISIS International-Manila No. 3 Marunong Street Brgy. Central District 1101 Quezon City Philippines Tel: (632) 435-3405/435-3408 Fax: (632) 924-1065 Email: <email@example.com> or <firstname.lastname@example.org> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Questionnaire for Applicants to the GLOBAL WOMEN'S B+ 5 MEDIA TEAM Project: 1. What is the significance of the BPFA to your organization's thrusts? 2. Is your organization planning to attend the UNGASS? 3. Does you organization have an ECOSOC status? 4. If yes, has your NGO registered with the UN Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) to participate in the June UNGASS? 5. Has your organization managed to secure funding to attend the UNGASS? If so, will it be able to contribute in any way to your attendance? 6. Is your organization part of a network doing work around the BPFA? Which network is it? Give brief description of network? What role does your organization play in that network? 7. Should you be one of the team members, in what way/s will your organization gain from your involvement in this Project? 8. Does your organization tap mainstream media in your information-dissemination work? Can you share a little on this.