Millionth Circle

UNCSW 5WCW Panel

Posted In:
Blog

We Rise! We Rise! We Rise Together!"  UNCSW Panel

We rose together! This metaphor certainly is fitting,  stated Jean Shinoda Bolen. It was a really fine panel, as each of us spoke eloquently about what we have individually spent years doing that would be furthered by a UN 5th World Conference on Women, with the humming sound of the Tibetan bell connecting us with each other and the audience at the heart level, and Rosemary William's introduction of us as a panel of committed people echoing the tone set by the bell with words. Something magical happened such as when people improvise around a theme in music, each contributing a solo, and the result is a one-time performance, which is a privilege to have participated in or to have been there. Elly Pradervand sharing her time with her SEVA awardee, did not miss a beat, and fit into the whole composition.

It was unexpected to hear several of you speak of your appreciation to me for carrying the 5WCW banner all this time, and receiving from Ambassador Chowdhury a 1325 pin, after he had described getting the "women, peace, and security” resolution #1325 passed by the Security Council. It is in need of political will to carry out the principles that could be generated by 5WCW.

Ambassador Chowdhury answered the question that has stop efforts to have a 5WCW.  It was believed that a Fifth World Conference would change the Platform for Action document.  Fortunately his answer was videotaped and this misconception can be put to rest.  https://youtu.be/_4PBmJ82POs   

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Convener Posts

    Circle Events

    Upcoming Circle Events Saturday, October 20, 10-12pm, a collaboration of women’s groups of SW Florida will host 1000 Goddesses Gathering of Wisdom and Compassion at

    Read More »

    Circle Newsletter

    By Penny McManigal The Millionth Circle began with a mission to encourage others to create circles, believing that when enough people have come together to

    Read More »

    Dancing Hearts Circle

    by Nancy Grandfield We call our circle Dancing Hearts, ten women of widely, wildly varying personalities, cultures, faiths. Our uniqueness is like glue bonding six

    Read More »

    Medium of the Circle

    by Leslie Lanes “The Medium is the Message” I was recently inspired to revisit a window into Marshall McLuhan’s life story when I learned that

    Read More »

    Open Circle

    By Judy Grosch Munich, Germany In our small Bavarian village we have an open circle for women that meets every second Tuesday evening of the

    Read More »

    Simple and Easy

    by Betty Karr, Justine Toms, Onnolee Stevens, Linda Merryman Betty Karr - “Simple and easy” implies a way of being in the world that brings about a

    Read More »
  • Millionth Circle

    © Copyright 2018 millionthcircle.org - All Rights Reserved.
    Terms & ConditionsPrivacyCookies
    Top

    Millionth Circle