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CONF-INT-2008 Palais-Congrès Liège







Podcast - 2. IT Girls, Great Careers for Great Women - Journée du Shadowing 

Viviane Reding





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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 14 - Véronique Thouvenot 

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CSW 60 - Statement of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women presents its Memorandum and Resolution to UN-Women, as statement to the CSW60, published by the UN ECOSOC  (...) 




CSW 59 - Statement of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

The Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women project aims to give women in vulnerable situations greater access to common goods in order to improve their daily life and, consequently, that of their children also. (...) 




Millennia2025 at UNESCO, CONNECTing the Dots, Options for Future Action

This UNESCO conference on Internet-related issues and the study, its findings, recommendations and the partnerships mobilized represent an important contribution to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) +10 Review process and the post-2015 international development agenda". Millennia2025 contributes to it.  (...) 




Whose internet is it anyway? Shaping the internet - feminist voices in governance decision making

How concerns for gender equality could be linked more systematically with other concerns for social justice (...) 




OSCE - Safety of journalists - GUidebook

The safety of journalists has become an increasingly urgent issue for OSCE participating States because the scale of violence against journalists, including murders, attacks leading to serious injuries and cases of intimidation, has grown significantly over recent years with farreaching effects. (...) 




Freedom of the Press 2014

Global press freedom fell to its lowest level in over a decade in 2013, as hopes raised by the Arab Spring were further dashed by major regression in Egypt, Libya, and Jordan, and marked setbacks also occurred in Turkey, Ukraine, and a number of countries in East Africa. In another key development, media freedom in the United States deteriorated due primarily to attempts by the government to inhibit reporting on national security issues. (...) 




Millennia2015: short timeline / brève chronologie

De Millennia2015 à la Fondation Millennia2025 Femmes et Innovation : genèse et chronologie From Millennia2015 to the Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation: genesis and chronology (...) 




Preventing suicide : a global imperative

An estimated 804 000 suicide deaths occurred worldwide in 2012, representing an annual global age-standardized suicide rate of 11.4 per 100 000 population (15.0 for males and 8.0 for females). However, since suicide is a sensitive issue, and even illegal in some countries. (...) 




Le genre ?! Kezako ?

Sommes nous plutôt féminin/masculin, hétéro/homo ? Est-ce dû à la nature ou à notre culture ? Quelle est notre marge de manoeuvre? (...) 




Media and Girls

So far as quality is concerned, the media still conform to a stereotyped image of women (...) 




HIV/AIDS and Stigma: The Media Challenge

Despite the progress being made in the global response to HIV and AIDS, stigma remains a major obstacle to prevention and treatment. (...) 




World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

This report has been prepared as the basis of a summary report on the global state of press freedom and the safety of journalists, presented to the General Conference of UNESCO Member States in November 2013, on the mandate of the decision by Member States taken at the 36th session of the General Conference of the Organization. (...) 




Gender bias without borders

An investigation of female characters in popular films across 11 countries. (...) 




Gender and Militarism: Analyzing the Links to Strategize for Peace

With this publication, we aim to contribute to the many conversations and debates that will be taking place during coming months, assessing the impact of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR). (...) 




"We are not victims. We are warriors."

Many of us face oppression but we are not victims. Explore Imagining Equality's Power section. (...) 




Reporting on Humanitarian Crises

Information and communication are key tools for saving lives in an emergency response. Local media play a critical role in bringing important information to communities affected by disaster. (...) 




Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights submits a report on the protection and promotion of the right to privacy. (...) 




Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts

This publication offers a comparative study and feminist analysis of zina laws for a better understanding of the challenges facing those initiatives that would ensure that culture and/or religion are not invoked to justify laws that criminalise women's sexuality and subject them to cruel, inhuman and degrading forms of punishment. (...) 




Living in a Sexualised Society - The Effects on Young Girls

"I feel that the sexualisation of society plays a major role in influencing young girls to convey a certain sexual maturity and displaying an image far beyond their years." (...) 




Sexualities, Culture and Society in Muslim Contexts

Sexuality remains at the core of how women – and others whose gender or sexual expression are stigmatized – are judged, and sanctioned either by non-state actors, or by state' institutions and representatives. (...) 




Violence and Harassment Against Women in the News Media: A Global Picture

This report is based on the findings of a global survey on harassment and violence against female media workers, which was launched in August 2013 and completed by almost 1,000 women from around the world. (...) 




Investing in sexual and reproductive health of 10 to 14 year olds yields lifetime benefits

Researchers from Georgetown University's Institute for Reproductive Health note the lack worldwide of programs to help children of this age navigate passage from childhood to adulthood. (...) 




Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People's Sexual Health and Rights

The Guide is designed to be a resource for advocates, sexuality educators, young people, service providers and others working to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people around the world. (...) 




Sex, Abuse, and Childhood

Sex, Abuse and Childhood presents an overview of the findings of four separate studies conducted in vulnerable communities in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam on knowledge, attitudes and practices related to child sexual abuse, including in travel and tourism. (...) 




UN Women launches year-long campaign to build world where gender equality is reality

The United Nations entity tasked with promoting gender equality today launched a major campaign kicking off a year-long, worldwide commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. (...) 




Women and the Web

On average across the developing world, nearly 25 percent fewer women than men have access to the Internet, and the gender gap soars to nearly 45 percent in regions like sub-Saharan Africa. (...) 




Safety of journalists - Guidebook

Threats and violence against women journalists are on the rise in many regions of the world. In their work exposing injustices and bearing witness to human rights violations, women journalists are women human rights defenders, and are in need of better security and protection mechanisms. (...) 




The Business of women's human rights

A primer on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the UN Guiding principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) (...) 




Journeys from Exclusion to Inclusion: Marginalized women's successes in overcoming political exclusion

Identification of critical factors preventing marginalized women's inclusion in customary and democratic decision-making structures and description of how women have worked in overcoming barriers to their participation. (...) 




The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2014

Gender inequality among journalists is evident across all media outlets and all issues: 36% to 63%. “These findings confirm an ongoing truth that is not just disappointing, but unfortunate for all of us in so many ways. News media are at their best when they call upon the wisdom of all the people whom they serve, when they reflect everyone's experience and bring in the hopes and dreams and fears of every sort of person.  (...) 




Les femmes prennent-elles enfin leur revanche dans le numérique?

Si le nombre de femmes juristes, avocates, médecins ou entrepreneures n'a cessé d'augmenter ces dernières années, leur présence dans le secteur des technologies reste marginale. De nombreuses voix, y compris celles d'entreprises leaders dans le secteur, plaident pour davantage de mixité. (...) 




Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014

The flagship publication of the Network, the Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014 provides a top-of-mind perspective from the Global Agenda Councils on the challenges and opportunities of the coming 12–18 months. It offers a comprehensive overview of the world, drawing upon the foremost global intelligence network and its collective brainpower to explore the most important issues we all face in the coming year. (...) 




The Status of Women in the U. S. Media 2014

“The world is a melting pot full of varying experiences and viewpoints that must be considered and explored when it comes to deciding what is news. A room full of men, of any race or age, would not possibly know how to deliver all of that news and will continue to fail in their delivery attempts—until they admit they can't do it alone.” (...) 




World Radio Day 2014

World Radio Day 13 February is World Radio Day — a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves.  (...) 




IFJ Launches Global Campaign to End violence against Women Journalists

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) launched a global campaign to denounce violence against women journalists and alert public authorities on their need to to end impunity for these crimes.  (...) 




Roles and Empowerment of Women in eHealth and Telemedicine

Med-e-Tel is an official event of the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), THE international federation of national associations who represent their country's Telemedicine and eHealth stakeholders. (...) 




Millennia2015 at the 2013 Biovision conference

The WeHealth study conducted during two years at the Women and eHealth International Working Group and the projects of WeHealth members in Millennia2015 communities and regions, were highly appreciated by the participants at the session on "Digital Revolution, a better access to Care", at Biovision in Lyon on 26 March 2013.  (...) 




Presentation of Millennia2015 WeHealth during the Women's Leaders Forum: Connecting Women and Youth for Digital Development

Presentation of Millennia2015 WeHealth during the Women's Leaders Forum: Connecting Women and Youth for Digital Development, New-York, 24.09.2012, The Yale Club of New York City (...) 




Global Health Dynamics Roundtables : Scaling up eHealth projects to advance women's health - Geneva - 22.05.2012

The roundtable "Scaling up eHealth projects to advance women's health" is organized on 22 May 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland by Global Health Dynamics. It will showcase mHealth pilot projects, their impact and the sustainable solutions for their scaling up beyond the pilot phase.  (...) 




The Report on the World Summit on the Information Society Stocktaking 2012 includes Millennia2015

The 2012 report will reflect more than 1 000 recent WSIS-related activities, undertaken between May 2010 and the present day, each emphasizing the efforts deployed by stakeholders involved in the WSIS process. (...) 




Millennia2015 "Femmes et eSanté (WeHealth) à Telecom 2011, Genève

Mardi 25 Octobre, Millennia2015 et le groupe de travail international “Femmes et eSanté” ont été présentés au pavillon eHealth à Telecom 2011 à Genève ( par le Dr Véronique Thouvenot. (...) 




Millennia2015 WeHealth at Telecom 2011, Geneva

On Tuesday 25 October, Millennia2015 and the Women and eHealth International Working Group were presented at the eHealth pavilion at Telecom 2011, in Geneva ( by Dr Veronique Thouvenot. (...) 




Millennia2015 Wehealth participation to the 4th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries

Millennia2015 WeHealth had been invited to participate to the 4th UN Conference on Least Developed Countries, in Istanbul. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized a side session on Broadband for MDGs on 10 May 2011 and WeHealth was part of the experts panel to discuss the various issues on accessing to broadband services and achieve the MDGs by 2015 (...) 




Participation of Millennia2015 WeHealth to the mHealth Summit

The 2010 mHealth Summit will take place from November 8-10th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.. It will explore ways mobile technology can increase the access, quality and efficiency of healthcare to millions of families in communities in the U.S. and around the globe. On that occasion, WeHealth will be represented by Hilmi Quraishi and Arletty Pinel, members of Millennia2015 WeHealth (...) 




Concertation francophone de l'OIF "Le rôle des femmes dans la société de l'information: Femmes actrices d'un monde solidaire numérique"

La société de l'information est un vecteur de développement. C'est dans cette optique qu'a eu lieu la concertation francophone sur "femmes actrices d'un monde numérique solidaire" le mercredi 3 mars 2010 à la délégation permanente de l'OIF à New York dans le cadre de la CSW 54.  (...) 




Millennia 2015, Femmes, actrices d'un monde numérique solidaire - compte rendu

Dans le cadre de la 54ème session de la Commission sur le statut des femmes, qui s'est tenu du 1er au 12 mars 2010 à New York, l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie a organisé sur place une concertation intitulée « Le rôle des femmes dans la société de l'information ». A cette occasion, de nombreuses ONG francophones étaient réunies afin de débattre sur le sujet. (...) 




Millennia 2015, Femmes, actrices d'un monde numérique solidaire

Notre motivation est de prendre en compte l'avis de toutes les femmes et plus particulièrement de celles qui vivent dans la pauvreté, dans des situations de guerre ou de conflits, de privation de liberté ou de leurs droits fondamentaux, de catastrophes naturelles et de non-accès à l'éducation. (...) 




UN CSW54 "Beijing+15": Millennia 2015 calls for digital solidarity

Millennia 2015 has participated, with the International Organization of Francophonie, to the 54th Commission on the Status of Women "Beijing+15" organized by the United Nations in New York. Join the "Women actors in solidarity in a digital world" and contribute to the foresight research process by registering on Welcome! (...) 




Millennia 2015 at the EU "ICT 2008, "I"s to the Future"

Millennia 2015 presents the networking session "Empowering women as architects of the future in the face of global challenges" at the European Commission ICT 2008, "I"s to the Future, Invention - Innovation - Impact", Lyon (FR), 26/27.11.2008  (...) 





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Femmes et Innovation,
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UNESCO (consultative status) and 
in Special consultative status with
the United Nations ECOSOC since 2012 


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en statut consultatif spécial auprès de l'ECOSOC
des Nations Unies depuis 2012




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