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Make it a multi-media experience!
Urge your government to sign the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) now! Optional Protocol is an important addition to CEDAW because it provides a communications procedure that allows individual women or groups of women to submit claims of violations of rights to the CEDAW Committee.
Beijing+5 Information and Communication Strategies
Section J: Women And Media Review
Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Access an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) version of the media accreditation form here
Accreditation of non-governmental organizations to the special session of the General Assembly entitled "Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century"
Pre-registration for Credentials for NGO Activities at the US Custom House in New York is requested by May 15th, although overseas people should be able to register on-site when they arrive in New
York. The events at the US Custom House are being organized by the US Host
Committee, mainly for NGOs who do not have accreditation to the UN.
See also the latest Beijing +5 Update Factsheet (#6, 22 March 2000)
Check the following links for accredited NGOs:
List of NGOs that are in consultative status with ECOSOC and/or accredited to the Fourth World Conference on Women (ECOSOC/Beijing NGOs)
List of new non-governmental organizations accredited to the special session (5-9 June 2000)
Beijing+5 Fact Sheet Updates
The Fact Sheets contain information regarding the Beijing+5 Process. They attempt to provide information as it becomes available. New or changed information will appear in future editions.
Beijing+5 Fact Sheet Update #7 (28 May 2000), includes information on:
Update # 2 (6 March 2000)
Update #3 (22 March 2000)
Update #4 (30 March 2000)
Update #5 (27 April 2000)
Update #6 (22 May 2000)
For more information on WomenAction 2000, contact Karen Banks – APC-WNSP UK:
For information on specific projects taking place at the Special Session in June, contact:
Radio: Maria Saurez, FIRE Costa Rica
WomenAction Newspaper: Daphne Plou, APC Argentina
Media Outreach: Ma. Victoria Cabrera Balleza Isis-International Manila ,The Philippines
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