Forty-Seventh Session, New York, 4 to 13 February 2009
Al-Hakim foundation attended and participated via its representative at UN
Dr. Jafar Jawad in the NGOs and the Commission for Social Development
The forty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development took place from 4 to 13 February 2009, in Conference Room
4. The Priority Theme of the session is:“ Social Integration.” In addition to the priority theme, the session included review of relevant
United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups such as: disabled persons, youth,
ageing, and the family.
Information on the session at the following link:
03 February CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM
Conference Room: 4
Theme: Social Integration: Building a Society for All.
Organizers/Sponsors: Jointly convened by the NGO Committee on Social Development and the Fredrich Ebert Foundation, with the
sponsorship of the Division for Social Policy and Development.
10 February Launch of the World Day of Social Justice
Conference Room: 4
Theme: Launch of the World Day of Social Justice.
Organizers/Sponsors: DESA, ILO and the Permanent Mission of Kyrgyzstan.
Speakers: Moderator: Rachel Mayanja, Assistant Secretary-General, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Gender Issues and
Advancement of Women; Speaker: Mary Robinson, Founder and President, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative and
Member of The Elders (Former President of Ireland and High Commissioner for Human Rights).
The first World Day of Social Justice was celebrated in New York on 10 February. The programme included opening remarks by
Ambassador Kirsti Lintonen (Finland, and Chairperson of the 47th session of the Commission for Social Development); a
statement by GA President Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann; an introduction to the panel discussion by Rachel Mayanja, Special Adviser
of the Secretary-General on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women; a keynote address by Mary Robinson, Founder and
President, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative and Member of The Elders.
For programme details, statements and other background information,
|Al-Hakim Foundation activities during CSW53rd
Al-Hakim Foundation held a press conference at UN CA club in UN
Member of (Al-Hakim Foundation) delegation held a press conference on March 12th at UN CA club UN.
In this conference Ms. Layla Alkhafaji talked about the initiative of Islamic day of anti-violence against women which called by
Al-sayed Al-Hakim and adapted by the foundation.
Dr. Bayan Al-Araji describe the activities and the achievements of Al-Hakim Foundation during the last 5 years
Dr. Jafar Jawad the Director of New York office of the foundation talked about the international activities of the foundation activities of
New York office.
The conference attended by many Journalists who submitted their questions to the delegation members.
Participation in the Iraqi National Academic Conference:
Al-Hakim foundation participated in the Iraqi National Academic Conference which took place in Washington D.C. March, 14th &15th
Many Iraqi Professors and professionals from all over United States participated in this conference which sponsored by Iraqi
Cultural Attaché H.E. Dr. Hadi Alkhalili .
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Researches of Kurdistan regional Government
Dr.Adrees Salih was one of the attendances in this conference.
Visit to the Iraqi Permanent Mission in New York:
Delegation members of Al-Hakim Foundation visited the Iraqi Permanent Mission to UN on March 13th and meet with H.E
Ambassador Dr. Hamed Albayaty .
Delegation members thank the Ambassador and all members of the mission for their help and support that they preformed to
Visit to Suns Glow Organization:
Member of delegation of Al-Hakim Foundation visited Suns Glow organization and meet with professor Dr. Al-Ayoti the president of
the Foundation and other staff members in this meeting the methods of collaborations coordination between both foundations were
Participation on Halabja memorial at UN
members of delegation of Al-Hakim Foundation participated in the 21st memorial of tragedy of Halabja on March 16 which took
place in the UN. and sponsored by office of Regional government of Kurdistan in Washington D.C. with Iraq mission at UN.
Meeting with officials
Members of Al-Hakim Foundation and during their presence on the events of CSW they meet with many officials at UN & states
member like H.E, Ibrahim Gumbery special advisor of Secretary General
H.E ambassador Khalid Al-Naffessy P.R. of Soudi Arabia
H.E ambassador Dr. Abdul Wahab P.R. of I.C.O at UN
H.E ambassador Al-Habeeb D.P.R of Iran at UN
H.E ambassador Lopez P.R of Dominican
H.E ambassador Rayad Mansor from Palestine.