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Girl’s Education: A Key to Poverty Eradication, 49th Session of CSW, Bejing+10, NGO Side Event, Presented by: Motoko Sugiyama, Vice President and Director of UN Office, Women’s Federation for World Peace International, United Nations NY, March 1, 2005. (See Girls Education).

The Forum on the Global Perspective to End Racial Discrimination in Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was held on March 21, 2005 in Conference Room 4, UN HQ, New York and sponsored by the NGO Section of DESA (Department of Economic and Social Affairs) cosponsored and organized by Women’s Federation for World Peace International (WFWPI) and WFWP-USA. (See Forum 2005).

Role of Women in Eradication Poverty: The Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) is an NGO, founded in 1992 upon the motto, “Humankind is a Family living in one Home, the Earth.”  Since 1994 it has dispatched volunteers worldwide, to implement development assistance projects aimed at “freedom from poverty”, based on local needs. (See Poverty Eradication).

The Women’s Federation for World Peace International, together with Women’s Federation for World Peace, Japan, held their annual Women’s Conference for Peace in the Middle East on May 16-19, 2005 in a tranquil and picturesque setting along the sea coast just outside of Athens, Greece. The issue of this year’s conference was chosen in order to address the gaps between the goals and vision for the Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for our Children (2001-2010) and their implementation at this mid-term mark with hopes of reinvigorating the process. In attendance were thirty nine women leaders from 15 Middle Eastern countries and Palestine including ministers, congresswomen and experts in the fields of education, youth, development, human rights and law, government and non-governmental relations, com-munications and media, finance, health and environment. (See Culture of Peace).

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