CAMPUS UNESCO “Women – agents of change”

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Contact: 
Victoria Dellinger

CAMPUS UNESCO “Women – agents of change”. On the occasion of the International Women’s Day
Tuesday, 7th of March from 10:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m at UNESCO Headquarters, 125 Avenue de Suffren, Paris.
Meeting and debate with women who make a commitment, each in a different field and change the world around them: education, freedom of speech, sustainable development and culture.

Debate moderated by Victoria Dellinger, Public Relations and Partnerships Officer, manager of UNESCO CAMPUSES

Zahia-Dyhia Ziouani - French-Algerian conductor and Musical and Artistic Director of Divertimento Symphony Orchestra

Chékéba Hachemi – first Afghan diplomat woman and founder of the NGO “Afghanistan Libre”

Florence Al Aswad - founder of the company “A Way To Wake Up production”, former journalist of France 24 and Al Jazeera

Damiano Giampaoli - expert of UNESCO in the Gender Equality Division

ABOUT CAMPUS UNESCO: To put the expertise of UNESCO teams and partners at the service of the youth for a better understanding of major contemporary issues. Young people exchange for 2h00 on different themes with 3 experts on this issue. Moderation and one of the experts are from UNESCO, others are civil society voluntary speakers. Since 2014, 37 CAMPUSES raised awareness to over 8,500 young people. On major themes such as: living together, peace, sustainable development, human rights and girls’ education.