VA and the Egyptian Human Rights Forum will be presenting a panel at CSW67 on March 8th entitled: Current/Emerging Tech: Enhancing Gender Equality or Exacerbating Authoritarian Abuse? The digital revolution has brought about many advancements and opportunities for women and for human rights defenders, but it has also raised concerns about its impact on gender […]Read more..
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established in 1946 as a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Its mandate is to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. The commission meets annually for a two-week session in New York, during which member states, UN […]Read more..
The conference entitled Bearing-Witness: Videography in the Hands of the People, was from 5-7 October, 22 at the MIT’s Media Lab. It was organized by the Comparative Media Studies/Writing in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The conference builds on scholarship and public policy that emerged as a result of the […]Read more..
The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UNs focal point for science, technology and innovation (STI) for development. It is a forum for strategic planning, sharing lessons learned and best practices, providing foresight about critical trends in STI in key […]Read more..
This year’s WSIS is organized under the theme “ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs”. The inauguration date is Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 CET. The Opening Ceremony will feature a number of distinguished panellists, including: Mr. Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary-General Dr. Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General […]Read more..