Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Joint Statement Beijing +15 Review Process

At thursday 4th March Ama participated in the WIDE breakfast caucus. She proposed on behalf of Wo=men to draft a joint statement criticising the exclusion of civil society from the Beijing +15 Review Process and to allign with the open letter of the international trade union movement (see blog dated March 5th. The proposal was accepted and Ama, Luisa Antolin and some others worked hard on the language. Friday March 5th a final draft was accepted by the European Caucus and circulated for endorsement.

On International Women's Day Ama read out the statement in the High Level Plenary of the CSW. The statement is to be found on the Wide-website, as are the European and international organisations that endorsed the joint statement. WO=MEN is among those.

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