Youth Participation in Asian Women Parliamentarians and Ministers Conference on "Engendering MDGs: a Challenge" The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) will organize third Asian Women Parliamentarians and Ministers Conference on "Engendering MDGs: a Challenge" in Colombo, Sri Lanka from August 2 - 3, 2005 in cooperation with the Sri Lanka Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, Ministry of Health of Sri Lanka, UNFPA and the Government of Japan. The conference will focus on Current situation of women in the region, also discuss the empowerment of women; violence against them and most crucial issue - impact of MDGs in promoting gender equality and empowerment of women. The conference also review the role played by legislation to empower women and contribution made by parliamentarians both male and female in improving the status of women. This is third in series but in the conference new appreciable additions are the participation of male parliamentarians and representative of youth organizations. Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO) is planning to nominate 5-6 youth under age of 24 year from Asia in the conference therefore ICYO invites the application from youth organizations working on women issue. The nomination will only be accept from organizations, not from individuals. The economy class airticket and perdiem to cover the hotel and other expenses will be provided to selected participants. Interested organization should sends the detail information about the organization, name of nominee alongwith photograph (jpeg format) to: Asia Coordination, ICYO at email id: firstname.lastname@example.org to get the application form. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO) 194-A, Safdarjang Enclave, New Delhi 110029, India Phone: 91 9811729093 /Phone/Fax: 91 11 26183978 Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org ----------------------------------------------------------------- Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental network organization, committed in developing areas of mutual cooperation and understanding among different youth voluntary agencies, youth groups, clubs and individuals working in the field of youth welfare in India. ICYO functions as an umbrella organization of youth NGOs in India. It's family consists of over 354 organizations spread in 122 districts of 22 states from different corners of India. Affiliation: Consultative (Roster) Status with ECOSOC, United Nations; Consultative Status with Commission on Sustainable Development; Full Member of World Assembly of Youth (WAY); Asian Youth Council (AYC); Youth for Habitat International Network (YFHIN); CRIN, South Asia Youth Environment Network (SAYEN), Affiliate group of ECPAT International, Thailand; ATSECE-DELHI, Indian Partner of AIDS Care Watch Campaign; Steering Committee member of World Bank's YDP Newtork; Working relation with Indian Association of Parliamentarians (IAPPD); International Medical Parliamentarians Organizations (IMPO); Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD); World Youth Foundation, Malaysia. ======== Asia Pacific Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to < >. If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact < >. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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