Women in Motion for the right to
GEO strategies towards CONFINTEA VI
Femmes en Mouvement pour le droit à l’Éducation. Stratégies de la GEO vers
la CONFINTEA VI
International Seminar of the Gender and Education Office (GEO) of the
International Council for Adult Education (ICAE)
See VOICES RISING
motion for the right to education’
of our actions comes reflection, and out of our reflection emerge new points
of view, and from these new visions emerge new actions.”
for thought; 2006:23)
International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) will hold the meeting of
its Gender and Education Office (GEO), in Montevideo - Uruguay, from June
26 to 28, 2008.
meeting will be an opportunity for women from around the world who work in
Youth and Adult Education to get together, embark on an analysis and define
strategies for the participation of GEO at the Sixth UNESCO International
Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) in Brazil in May 2009.
general objective of this activity is to “analyze the world political
context and its impact on gender equality and lifelong learning policies, so
as to ensure the exercise of full citizenship”.
objectives of the meeting are:
To reflect on the world political context and the advocacy strategies in the
struggle for women’s rights and the right to lifelong learning.
To define a strategy for GEO towards CONFINTEA VI.
To agree on the priorities of GEO and prepare a mid and long term action
“World political context and the advocacy spaces of civil society: United
Nations within the framework of its reform, International Financial
Institutions, among others”
. The world political context and the challenges of civil society at
the different advocacy spaces
. World Trade Organization and International Financial Institutions:
advocacy strategies of feminist organizations.
. World Social Forum
. United Nations - Uruguay, Pilot Country – United in Action
2. History and challenges of the Gender and Education Office of ICAE.
Towards CONFINTEA VI
. Presentation of the actions carried out by GEO during CONFINTEA V
. Information about the process towards CONFINTEA VI
. Presentation of the thematic lines set by ICAE as a priority
towards CONFINTEA VI, for Youth and Adult Education: Literacy; Migration;
Poverty, Education, and Work; Financing, Policy and Legislation from a
gender and race perspective.
Elaboration of a GEO action plan towards 2010, including strategies for
member organizations are welcomed to participate as well as organizations
and networks committed to fight for women’s rights and the right to
education for all.
How can I
wish to participate you must write to
email@example.com attaching a brief resumé and a letter
explaining why you are interested in participating.
send this information before June 6, 2008.
will be given to applicants from ICAE member organizations.
applicants who are selected to participate will have to cover all their
travel expenses (airfare, visa, health insurance, accommodation, etc.).
meeting will be held in the Conference Room of the Ministry of Education and
Culture and participants will be accommodated at the NH Columbia Hotel in
have any questions, please contact:
25 February – 7 March 2008
of the 52nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL REMARKS TO THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.
DAWN PANEL: “What happened to financing for gender equality? A South
Critical view of FF, Debt Relief, Aid Effectivenes and A4T”.
Launch of the Gender Equality Architecture Reform (GEAR) Campaign within the
framework of the 52nd. Session of the CSW.
are on and many ministers are here for the discussions and much expectation
we have on what they are here to say.
CSW 52 - LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Meeting of Parliamentarians on Financing for Gender Equality and women’s
Convened by Women Won’t Wait: End HIV AIDS and Violence against women and
Draft presented by the Bureau of the Commission on the Status of Women
Commission on the Status of Women .
Women's Tribunal on Poverty + Launch of IWD-tomorrow.
OUR VIRTUAL SEMINAR - GEO / ICAE
for inclusion throughout life"
process towards CONFINTEA V + 6
Paving the way to Bangkok