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Sep 09 2016

Upcoming Events: Landesa at the 2016 AWID Forum and UN General Assembly

2016 AWID Forum

Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights Director Tzili Mor and women’s land rights professionals Faith Alubbe, Dorcas Okeng and Sabita Pallas are co-presenting this week at the quadrennial Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) Forum in Bahia, Brazil. The group’s presentation, “Reaping What We Sow: Why Land Rights Matter for Women and How They Can Grow,” explores gains, gaps, and strategies to strengthen women’s rights to land through innovative interventions and effective alliances.

The AWID Forum convenes participants from across movements and sectors to strategize for advancing the rights of women globally. This year’s theme is “Feminist Futures: Building Collective Power for Rights and Justice.”

Deliver for Good at the UN General Assembly

Landesa CEO Chris Jochnick joins a panel of global development leaders on Wednesday, Sept. 21 for a conversation about the Deliver for Good campaign and its core objective of advocating for investment in women and girls to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The panel discussion, a side event to the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly from Sept. 13-26, is expected to be attended by representatives from UN missions, country delegates, and high-level participants from the 2016 Women Deliver conference.

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