High Level Panel - UN Human Rights Council - Session 17;

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 20:00
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
General Women, Peace and Security
Southern Asia

Event Details

Distinguished Speakers:
• UNAMA - UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan - Ms. Georgette Gagnon, Director Human Rights Unit & Representative OHCHR - Kabul, Afghanistan
• Dr. Sima Samar - Chairperson, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission - Statement
• Ms. Selay Ghaffar - Director HAWCA - Humanitarian Assistance for Women & Children in Afghanistan
• Ms. Shoukria Haifar - President NEGAR - Support of Women of Afghanistan
• Ms. Chantal Véron – Director of Humanitarian Projects for Women & Children in Afghanistan
• WHO - World Health Organization - Dr. Elizabeth Mason Nash, Director of Maternal, Newborn, Child, & Adolescent Health
• Medica Mondiale - Ms. Jessica Mosbahi, Officer for Women's Rights & Policy
• Ms. Lois A. Herman - WUNRN - Women's UN Report Network, Power Point of Human Rights

Issues of Afghanistan Women & Girls

Mme. Laurence Deonna, Reporter, Photographer & Author. Specialist on Middle East Affairs, from Yemen to Iran

- International Federation of University Women - IFUW
- Great Britain Embassy-Kabul-Afghanistan
- Women's UN Report Network - WUNRN
- Worldwide Organization for Women - WOW
- NGO Committee on the Status of Women - Geneva
- Women's Federation for World Peace International - WFWPI

Refreshments kindly provided by IFUW-International Federation of University Women WFWPI