The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and UN Women CSW63 2019 Side Event

The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and UN Women invite you to the side event, 'Investing in social protection systems in a resilience context: empowerment models for women and girls.'
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Event type: Conferences, meetings, symposiums

Start date: 15 March 2019 | Start time: 16:45 UTC00:00
End date: 15 March 2019 | End time: 18:00 UTC00:00

Location: UN Premises, NY, 10017, United States, NY

Event description

The 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019. Member States and civil society organizations from around the world will attend the biggest annual gathering focused on women’s rights. This year, the theme focuses on:  Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and UN Women invite you to the side event, 'Investing in social protection systems in a resilience context: empowerment models for women and girls.' This side event brings together national and international partners to highlights Jordan’s resilience-based approach, addressing the specific needs of Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian women and girls in the context of the protracted regional turmoil and its impact on public services and national systems for protection. Special attention will be paid to the support provided to women and girls, while pursuing significant evidence-based gender responsive policy reform; and ensuring gender mainstreaming into planning and financing processes at both national and local levels.

Speakers:
•H.E. Basma Ishaqat, Minister of Social Development, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
•Mr. Ziad Sheikh, UN Women Jordan Representative
•Dr. Salma Nims, Secretary General, Jordanian National Commission for Women
•Ms. Eva Abu Halawa, Mizan Law Group (MLG) for Human Rights
•H.E. Mr. João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador of the European Union to the United Nations

Moderator:
•Asma Khader Executive Director, Sisterhood is Global Institute Jordan

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