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[16days_discussion] CSW Oral Statements Fwd: message from UN Women

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Mon Jan 23 17:04:17 EST 2012

Dear 16 Days Listserv Members,

Please see the message below from UN Women about participating in events 
at the Commission on the Status of Women this February.

Best regards,
The 16 Days Team

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Subject: 	[WOMENACT-list] message from UN Women
Date: 	Sat, 21 Jan 2012 13:33:03 -0500
From: 	Soon-Young Yoon <yoonsamet at>
To: 	womenact-list at, ngocsw-list at
CC: 	NGO CSW/NY Teleconference number <yoonsamet at>

We are forwarding this important message from UN Women. We encourage 
RURAL WOMEN leaders to sign up for these NGO interventions. If your 
organization is sponsoring rural women or girls, please encourage them 
to participate at these UN events.


This is to inform you that the sign-up forms for oral statements are now 
available online:
*Sign up form for general discussion*
Subject to time availability, oral statements by NGOs may be delivered 
during the general discussion.
Preference will be given to NGOs speaking about the CSW56 priority 
theme, and on behalf of rural women's and grassroots women's 
organizations, as well as groups of organizations, caucuses, or coalitions.
Oral statements should not exceed three minutes. (i.e., about two pages 
double-spaced using font size 12).
The sign-up form for the general discussion is available at:
*Sign up form for Interactive expert panels*
A limited number of NGOs will be able to make an oral intervention 
during the interactive expert panels. Interventions must be focused on 
the theme of the panel. Preference will be given to rural women's and 
grassroots women's' organizations.
The sign-up forms for interactive expert panels are available at:
Please share this information with your CSW56 representatives.
Please be sure to note the closing date of 17 February 2012.
Best regards,
Civil Society Section
UN Women
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*Civil Society Section*
*UN Women*
220 East 42^nd  Street, 18th floor
New York, NY 10017 <>

Soon-Young Yoon
UN representative for the International Alliance of Women and Chair of 
777 UN Plaza
First floor
New York NY 10017
Tel: 212-867-6161
Fax: 212-867-6113

The 16 Days Team
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