Members of the American Society of International Law are invited to seek to represent ASIL at a meeting of an agency of the United Nations.
The agency's the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women. It's within the structure of the U.N. Economic and Social Council, where ASIL holds consultative status.
The Commission's 56th session is set for February 27 to March 9, 2012, at the U.N. headquarters in New York, and ASIL will send observers.
Priority theme for the meeting: the empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development, and current challenges.
Review theme: financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Planned: a high-level roundtable, interactive dialogues and panels, and parallel events.
Session details here.
Interested ASIL members should submit an expression of interest by December 7, 2011, to UNConferences@asil.org.