Subject: [fem-women2000 247] TRAINING WORKSHOP ON CEDAW (fwd)
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Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 14:38:23 +0900 (JST)
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(Convention On the Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against 
At the Beijing + 5 United Nations General Assembly' Special Session,
 (June  5- 9, 2000)

Participants who are coming to the meeting in New York are invited to 
register for an intensive training of trainers workshop where experts 
and resource people from  three organizations (listed below), will share 
methodologies and strategies for training within your communities on 
CEDAW and its Optional Protocol,  with a special focus on economic, 
social and cultural rights. Resource people will include CEDAW experts.

The objective of the workshop is to train women who are committed to 
training others in their communities, about one of the most important 
legal andpolitical tools for advocacy and action available to us for 
promoting the human rights of women. Videos and manuals prepared 
especially for this purpose will be used in the training.

The workshops will be held for 2 days: One day in English and one day in 

Registration is open to one of the two days to:
-Representatives of non governmental organizations, and
- Members of government delegations to Beijing plus Five

Admission is free, but enrollment is limited.  Register now! 

Participants at the workshop will receive, free of charge, a kit 
including a video tape containing 8 dramas and a manual for 
facilitators. (English, French and Spanish). Participants will be asked 
to commit time to share their acquired knowledge and materials with 
others in their country.

Location of workshops: Austrian Mission to the UN, 45th and 1st Ave, New 
York, NY 10017, USA.

Agenda and date will be confirmed after the 15th of May.

Individuals and organizations interested may request registration,  
including reasons for wanting to participate, to any one of the three 
organizations listed below.

1. People痴 Decade for Human Rights Education (PDHRE). New York, USA 
Tel:  (1-212) 749-3156. Fax: (1-212) 666-6325.  E mail: . 

2. Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women痴 
Rights (CLADEM). 
Lima, Peru.  Tel: (51-1) 463-9237: Fax: (51-1) 463-5898.  E mail: 

3. Instituto de Genero, Derecho y Desarrollo (INSGENAR).  Rosario, 
Tel/ Fax: (54-341) 425-2242.  E mail: <>

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