WFWPI Champions Women and Family at CSW63

Women’s Federation for World Peace International sponsored a parallel event on Wednesday, March 13 held at 4 West 43rd Street in New York as part of the 63rd Session of the UN  Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63), and was attended by 135 guests.

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Intern Series: WFWPI a Gateway into the United Nations

Isys Onodera Israel interned with the WFWPI Office for UN Relations in NY as part of her Master’s program at the University of Bridgeport.

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Horizon Summit and Advancing The Culture of Peace

The Horizon Summit is an intergenerational gathering dedicated to fostering peace leadership co-sponsored by WFWP, International and WFWP, USA and held annually during the weekend following the first full week of CSW.

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WFWPI Champions Women and Family at CSW63

Women’s Federation for World Peace International sponsored a parallel event on Wednesday, March 13 held at 4 West 43rd Street in New York as part of the 63rd Session of the UN  Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63), and was attended by 135 guests.

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WFWPI Participates in Annual UN Session on Women’s Issues

From March 10 to 17, 2019, Women’s Federation for World Peace International (WFWPI) welcomed 80 participants, including 31 young professionals, from 17 countries to New York City for the 63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63).

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WFWPI Statement to CSW63

WFWP International’s statement to the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. This year’s priority theme is “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”.

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UN Geneva: Bringing Women’s Federation into the Social Era

Thanks to Carolyn Handschin and the support of the Wonmo Pyeongae Scholarship Foundation, I had the opportunity to participate in the 38th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva as a WFWP intern from June 18 to 29, 2018.

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UN New York: Internship pushed me out of my comfort zone

When I first began my internship at the Women’s Federation for World Peace International (WFWPI) UN Office in New York, I was not sure what to expect from the experience.

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UN Vienna: Global Civic Education is Crime Prevention

“Peace does not come by itself; peaceful behaviour is something to be learned and to strive for day by day...Civic education means to strengthen that feeling inside oneself that I am part of the whole.”

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UN Vienna: Video Game Helps Victims of Gender-based Violence

Within the larger framework of the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration: Promoting a Culture of Lawfulness, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with the government of Mexico, sponsored a side event during the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) on May 17, 2018.

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UN Geneva: Empowering Women to Seize Economic Opportunities

“Perspectives for Trade Policy & Women’s Economic Empowerment” was the title of the HRC side event organized by WFWPI and the Graduate Women’s Institute (GWI) during the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) on September 24, 2018.

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"We Could be Your Daughters", A New Mindset on Sexual Exploitation

Women continue to be discriminated against and abused in many settings, especially in the sex trade. The Permanent Missions of Sweden, France and Ireland to the UN co-sponsored a side event entitled “The Nordic Model: A good practice to counter sexual exploitation and human trafficking” on June 22 to tackle this issue.

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UN New York: A World Organization for Girls

The Working Group On Girls (WGG), an NGO committee connected to UN Women, helps elevate the voices and needs of girls globally through education and visibility on the local, national and international stage by allowing girls to advocate on their own behalf.

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UN New York: Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

This year marks 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document made possible by the incomparable Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Editorial: Peace Zone in the DMZ and 5th UN Office in Asia

This editorial discusses WFWPI’s recent efforts at the UN related to peace in the Korean Peninsula, including a proposal for a peace zone in the DMZ and opening a UN office in Asia.

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