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UN Diary Dates 6-7 March: High-Level Event – Contributions of Women, the Young and Civil Society to the Post-2015 Development Agenda The High-Level Event will address a number of cross-cutting rights-based issues relevant to women and the young, across differing national circumstances and developmental stages, such as violence against women […]

UN Diary Dates







52nd Session of the Commission to the Status of Women   United Nations Headquarters The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women.   NIWEP lead a delegation of over […]

March 2008 Newsletter



Northern Ireland Policing and establishment of a Women’s Reference Group   The establishment of the Women’s Reference Group with the purpose is to promote mutual understanding between the Northern Ireland Policing Board (the Board), PSNI and the Women’s Sector with the aim of achieving a safer and more equitable community […]

January 2008 Newsletter


Women’s Under-Representation on Public Bodies Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform has recently received two requests from the Department of Environment and Department of Employment and Learning to promote the vacant positions of Governors of Further Education Colleges and the Historic Buildings Council.

August 2006 Newsletter


States Parties to Women’s Anti-Discrimination Convention Elects 12 Experts to Serve on Monitoring Committee In a secret ballot 181 of 183 States parties to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women elected 12 of the 23 experts that serve on the Committee that monitors States’ […]

July 2006 Newsletter