Advancing Policy and Programs on Global Women's Issues
Please join us for an event focusing on advancing policy and programs on global women's issues, to be held on:
Wednesday, June 18 2014
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
The U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Catherine Russell, will provide a keynote address about her vision for the State Department’s Office of Global Women’s Issues and U.S. government commitments and actions on preventing gender-based violence and promoting economic empowerment for women. This will be followed by a roundtable conversation, moderated by Janet Fleischman, senior associate with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, featuring Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, and Keith Hansen, Global Practices Vice President at the World Bank Group. The panel will focus on how key international actors are working to improve the health and empowerment of women and girls, and the opportunities and challenges they face.
This event will be webcast live at: www.SmartGlobalHealth.org/Live