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Commission on the Status of Women. New York (March 2-13)

Al-Hakim foundation is participating in the fifty-third session of the Commission on the Status of
Women which will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 2 to 13 March
2009.
The activities of the foundation will include participating through written and oral statement during
the general sessions and also include sponsoring 2 panels discussions and co-sponsoring 2
other panels which will all covers various topics of women status issues.
Participation of the foundation in this event is part of the International Activities for Al-Hakim
foundation and it is part of the continues efforts of the foundation to represent the Iraqi civil society
in the important international meetings

For more information about CSW 53rd visit:
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/53sess.htm


The delegation of Al-Hakim foundation for this event will consist of following members:

1-        Dr. Bayan Alaraji –UK
2-        Ms. Layla Alkhafaji –Iraq
3-        Dr. Nidhal Almarashi-USA
4-        Dr. Mahdi Abdullah –USA
5-        Dr. Jafar Jawad –USA


Schedules of the panels discussion:

1- Panel Discussion: Families of the Missing: Coping with Ailing Family Members in Africa

March 2nd at 12:00 pm
In church center 10th floor
This event sponsor by IFFAPAC and co-sponsor by Al-Hakim foundation

2-  Panel Discussion   (Women and Disarmament)

Friday 6 March 12:00
Grumman Room, 777 UN Plaza (UN Church Centre)
Sponsored by NGOCDPS BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES & THE NGO WORKING GROUP ON
WOMEN, PEACE & SECURITY

3- Panel: ( Elimination Violence Against Women: The Role of Religious leadership and
Community)

March 9th at 2:00pm
10th floor  church center

Speakers:
Dr. Bayan Alaraji
Ms. Layla Alkhafaji
Jane Durgam
Lisa  Locke    

4-Panel: "Lobbying Governments to increase budgets for Women and Girls"
11-January-2009  1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Conf. Room C at UN

http://esango.un.org/event/csw_mission.html?page=viewEvent&nr=1701

Speakers:
Layla Alkhafaji – Al-Hakim foundation
Dr.Bayan Alaraji –Al-Hakim foundation
Jane Durgam -    IFFMPAC   
Mr. Kyoichi Sugino  - religions for peace