Enhancing the Participation of Women in Decision-Making

Fiftieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), United Nations, New York, 27 February - 10 March 2006

 

Parallel event hosted by SIW and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Bulgaria to the UN

Date: Tuesday 28 February 2006

Place: Conference Room 2, United Nations, New York

Time: 13.15 hrs - 14.45 hrs

SPEAKERS:

NADYA RADEVA, Head of the Bulgarian Delegation to the CSW and Vice - President of Socialist International Women, Bulgaria

PIA LOCATELLI, Member of the European Parliament and President of Socialist International Women, Italy

MARLÈNE HAAS, Secretary General of Socialist International Women, The Netherlands

HERALDO MUÑOZ, Ambassador of Chile to the United Nations, Chile

BARBARA PRAMMER, Deputy President of the Austrian Parliament and Vice-President of Socialist International Women, Austria

ANDRAS BARSONY, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hungary

CHANTAL KAMBIWA, Vice - President of Socialist International Women, Cameroon

 

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