Women’s Rights, Peace and Sustainable Societies


Date: Oct 05, 2009

The seminar is held in conjunction with 100 Years of Women’s Voices
and Action in Finland, an exhibition highlighting heroines and milestones
on the path to equality between women and men in Finland.

Speakers:

Helena Ranta, Forensic Odontologist, Finnish Forensic Science Team
Leader, Professor University of Helsinki, Finland: “The Role of Women
in Building Peace”

Thanh Xuan Nguyen, Executive Director, Women’s Environment & Development Organization WEDO: “Climate Change and Its Impact on Women”

Sunita Viswanath Women for Afghan Women: “Securing Human
Rights for Women in Afghanistan”

Moderator:
Kathryn Kolbert Director, Athena Center for Leadership Studies,
Professor of Leadership Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University

Commentator:
Ritva Jolkkonen Consul General of Finland in New York

The exhibition is produced by the National Council of Women of Finland and organized by Columbia University’s European Institute, Program in Finnish Studies, and School of International and Public Affairs, together with the Consulate General of Finland in New York.

Date: Oct 05, 2009

The seminar is held in conjunction with 100 Years of Women’s Voices
and Action in Finland, an exhibition highlighting heroines and milestones
on the path to equality between women and men in Finland.

Speakers:

Helena Ranta, Forensic Odontologist, Finnish Forensic Science Team
Leader, Professor University of Helsinki, Finland: “The Role of Women
in Building Peace”

Thanh Xuan Nguyen, Executive Director, Women’s Environment & Development Organization WEDO: “Climate Change and Its Impact on Women”

Sunita Viswanath Women for Afghan Women: “Securing Human
Rights for Women in Afghanistan”

Moderator:
Kathryn Kolbert Director, Athena Center for Leadership Studies,
Professor of Leadership Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University

Commentator:
Ritva Jolkkonen Consul General of Finland in New York

The exhibition is produced by the National Council of Women of Finland and organized by Columbia University’s European Institute, Program in Finnish Studies, and School of International and Public Affairs, together with the Consulate General of Finland in New York.

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