II REGIONAL CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN LAWYERS FIDA 1, 2 and 3 of MARCH 2017 LIMA PERU INAUGURAL SESSION Wednesday 1 March 10 am NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC, Plaza Bolívar -Presentation by the President of the Organizing Committee Dr. Carmen Meza Ingar – Words of the Illustrious Mr. Dr. Pedro Angulo […]
Ambassador Jaiyeola Aduke Alakija OFR was born on the 29th of March 1921, in Lagos to the family of Adeyemo Alakija a brilliant and reputable lawyer, She was sent to England at barely the age 9years, qualified at the London, School of Economics (University of London) with a Diploma. in Social Science and decided to […]
ECOSOC Special Meeting on Inequality The President of ECOSOC will convene this one-day meeting on Wednesday, 30 March 2016, in the ECOSOC Chamber at UN Headquarters. It will feature interactive panels with high-level representatives from Member States, the UN system, academia and civil society and provide a forum for discussions on the global challenge of […]
International Day of Forests 21 March Every year, the Forum secretariat holds special events to celebrate the International Day of Forests at United Nations Headquarters in New York which attract participation from representatives of Member States, regional organizations, members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests and non-governmental organizations. The special events are also webcast live […]
About the Committee for Development Policy 14-18 March, New York The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. CDP provides inputs and independent advice to the Council on emerging cross-sectoral development issues and on international cooperation for development, focusing on medium- and long-term aspects. The […]
8-11 March, New York 47th session of the Statistical Commission The United Nations Statistical Commission, established in 1947, is the highest body of the global statistical system. It brings together the Chief Statisticians from member states from around the world. It is the highest decision making body for international statistical activities especially the setting […]
The 35th International Federation of Women Lawyers Convention took place in Bangalore India in November 2014. In New York City on the 10th of March at the UN Commission for the Status of Women, Fida held a side event in which the different members presented a report on the advancement of women in their countries.
Orbituary FIDA Founder Esther Talamantes died in the city of Mexico at the age of 95. Dr.Talamantes was International President of FIDA in 1962, a judge at the Constitutional Court and had an extraordinary career as a champion of Women Rights