Millionth Circle


UN CSW Parallel NGO Events:

NGO /CSW Written Statement accepted: Convening of a UN NGO Fifth Conference on Women (ECOSOC consultative Status NGO Sponsors IPPI, PTP, WIN, WWSF)

• Need for a UN 5th World Conference on Women (5WCW) Ambassador Gertrude Mongella, Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD, and Anele Heiges, (IPPI) Moderator
• Wise Like a Tree: Eco-Feminism and 5WCW Nina Simons (Bioneers) Donna Goodman
(Earthchild Institute), Yvonne Maingey (Kenya, UNEP conference coordinator), Rosemary Williams (Women’s Perspective) moderator.
• WWSF side event “Rural women change makers and entrepreneurs in partnership with SEWA and Ambassador Gertrude Mongella, who presented her vision for a 5WCW.
- January 2012 - NGO-CSW-GENEVA launch of a CSW Forum Initiative by WWSF
5th World Conference on Women - Circle for Information Exchange – Strategic Thinking/Lobbying

Initiative partners include Joyce Jett, Collette Samoya, Berhane Raswork and other NGO-CSW members who have already endorsed the concept and confirmed their commitment for a 5WCW in whatever form it will take. Several meetings have been held.

- Launch of a core-group Thank-You Campaign online to thank and inform the UN Leadership and
the office of UN Women in New York of the grassroots support for a 5Th World Conference on


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