UN IWD International Women’s Day Seminar March 10, 2014

UN IWD International Women’s Day is officially on 8th March and this year that takes place on Saturday. However  a Seminar  is held on Monday 10th March. In Sydney UNAA(NSW) and co sponsor Humanist Society of NSW are committed through me, the Convenor/Founder, to celebrate this important women’s event by raising women’s profile and at the same time enabling access for the community to State Parliament House.

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                       HUMANIST SOCIETY OF NSW

                                    PRESENT 

                               INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY on 10th  MARCH  2014

                                     STATE PARLIAMENT  HOUSE THEATRETTE

                                      THEME: Ending Poverty for Women & Girls

                                                                                          (photo: girls from Afganistan)

2.30 MC/Convenor: Dr Affie Adagio Exec Ctee UNAA(NSW), HUMSOCNSW Hon  Sec, Past President

Welcome to Country: Aunty Joan Tranter, Aunty Joan Tranter, Inaugural Elder in Residence, Jumbunna, Indigenous House of Learning – University of Technology

Opening Ceremony: The Hon Marie Ficarra MLC Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of NSW representing the Premier and Parliamentary Sponsor for the Event

2.45 Introduction Valerie Weekes Past President UNAA(NSW)

3.00 Grameen Foundation : Duncan Power

3.15 Ending Poverty for Women & Girls: Sue Conde Past President UNWA

3.30 Resettlement of Immigrants in Australia from Great Lakes of Africa: Dr Nadine Shema (GLAPD)

3.50 The Position of Indigenous Women Today: Aunty Joan Tranter, Inaugural Elder in Residence, Jumbunna, Indigenous House of Learning – University of Technology

4.10 Palestine and Israel: A Woman’s View: Vivienne Porzolt (from the Airport to the IWD Seminar)

4.30 Afternoon Tea : please RSVP asap for catering purposes

Valerie 0456 124 0650456 124 065            Affie 0421 101 1630421 101 163

$10 pre-payment to UNAA(NSW) or HUMANIST SOCIETY OF NSW  PO Box K229 Haymarket 1240 Peter Airey

payments will be accepted on the day but it will be easier if payments are made before by Friday 7th March by post.