Call For Participants at the United Nations

The FEZANA UN-NGO Committee is looking for participants to attend the 61st Commission on the Status of Women Conference at the UN Headquarters in New York from March 13-24, 2017.

This year’s priority theme is, “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” and the Review theme is, “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.”

For more information on the NGO CSW61 check the NGO CSW website:

Individuals interested in attending the conference, are requested to send thier resume and letter of intent by October 15th, 2016. Please send the e-mail to both the following individuals:

Behram Pastakia (bpastakia (@)
Afreed Mistry (afreed.mistry (@)

While FEZANA, as an NGO in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council [ECOSOC] and the Department of Public Information (DPI), will facilitate registration to the CSW Conference, the selected participants are expected to make their own financial arrrangements regarding visas, tickets, accommodation, food, and transportation in the city. Details about the vision, mission and activities of the United Nations can be accessed at

Dated: 27 September 2016


Afreed Mistry
Behram Pastakia
Co-Chairs, FEZANA UN-NGO Committee

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