Economic Empowerment & Employment Events Panel Event

HRC21 side event on Empowering women through Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on 12 September

12 September 2012 – 13:00-15:00 – Room XXI, Palais des Nations

A collaboration between the Permanent Missions of Finland, Morocco, Peru, Portugal, Spain and Thailand and the NGO CSW Geneva.


  • Ms. Laura DUPUY LASSERRE, President of the Human Rights Council (Chair, Moderator)
  • Ms. Kyung-wha KANG, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (Opening statement)
  • Ms. Magdalena SEPULVEDA, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty
  • Mr. Niklas BRUUN, Member of the CEDAW Committee
  • Ms. Ruth Abril Sttoffels, Professor of International Law and International Relations, specialised in gender issues, Cardenal Herrera CEU University
  • Ms. Nyaradzai GUMBONZVANDA, President of the NGO Committee on the Status of Women and General Secretary of YWCA
Downlaod: event flyer
Advocacy work Events Panel Event

Human Rights Council 17th session: Panel on Women – Poverty – Crisis – Human Rights

High level panel organized by WUNRN and co-sponsored by the NGO Committee on the Status of Women Geneva, NGLS, the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) and the Worldwide Organization for Women (WOW) on
Women – Poverty  – Crisis – Human Rights

June 3, 2011 from 14:00 to 16:00
at the Palais dses Nations.