MIJARC’s International Women Commission (IWC) calls for your participation on
October 15th: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN
Since 1995, the October 15th it’s considered the World Rural Women’s Day. In 2008 the UN General Assembly declared this day as “International Day of Rural Women”.
- To raise the profile of rural women;
- To sensitize both government and public to their crucial, yet largely unrecognized roles;
- To promote action in their support, launching visible actions;
The World Youth Conference 2010 (WYC2010), an initiative of the Mexican government with support from other governments, civil society, and the United Nations, took place in Leon, Mexico, from 23-27 August 2010.
The conference consisted of three main events: the Governments Forum, the Legislators Forum, and the Social Forum. The latter is composed of the NGO Global Meeting and the Youth Interactive Forum.
Carolin Grieshop, Secretary General of MIJARC, participated in the NGO Global meeting as delegate of Germany and in the Governments Forum as observer. On the following link, you will find the final declaration of the NGO Global Forum.