2010 Events

  •  December 10, 2010 (4-7pm): Founding Director and Senior Scholar, Charlotte Bunch, spoke at a film screening of image Never Turning Back: The World of Peggy Lipschultz and a special event honoring two human rights activists, Rhonda Copelon and Peggy Lipschultz , CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
  • December 9, 2010 (3:30-6pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, served on the expert panel of the image Tribunal on Social Exclusion , Celebrating World Dignity Day and 10 Days of Action on Social Exclusion, New York, NY
  • November 29, 2010 (4-6pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, moderated and 16 Days Campaign Coordinator, Keely Swan, spoke at pdf A Feminist Dialogue on Militarism and Military Intervention , Church Center for the United Nations, 777 UN Plaza, New York, NY. pdf Invitation
  • November 18, 2010 (6-8pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, spoke on Human Rights Regulation of the Financial Sector at pdf The Human Rights Reshaping of International Regimes , New York, NY
  • November 5, 2010 (1-3pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, spoke at a side event during the UN UPR Ninth Session, Building Foundations for Freedom from Want in the Land of Plenty, sponsored by CWGL, ESCR-Net, PERI, USHR Network, CESR, and UJC, Geneva, Switzerland. USHR Network videos from the event: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7.
  • October 29, 2010: Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, and NJ Laurie Chair, Diane Elson, spoke on Macroeconomic policy and human rights: A case study of the United States and Mexico at the University of Connecticut
  • October 27, 2010 (3-4:30pm): Keely Swan, 16 Days Campaign Coordinator, introduced the workshop, Building Peace: Exploring the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women, Church Center, 777 UN Plaza, 2nd Fl, New York, NY
  • October 1, 2010 (9-11am): Program Coordinator, Margot Baruch, presented at Closing the Gap? A Review of the United States' Efforts to Promote and Protect Human Rights Within Its Own Borders, Washington, DC
  • September 24, 2010 (1:15pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, spoke on Moving forward: Human rights and development - convergence and complementarity to 2015 and beyond, Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR), New York, NY
  • September 22, 2010: Program Director, Natalia Cardona, facilitated a panel at The World We Want 2015: Outlining Future Strategies on the MDG Agenda, New York, NY
  • September 22, 2010 (12-2:30pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, served as rapporteur for the roundtable on poverty and hunger at the 2010 UN Private Sector Forum on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY
  • September 22, 2010 (10:30am): 16 Days Campaign Coordinator, Keely Swan, presented on the 16 Days Campaign at the Anglican Women's Empowerment meeting, New York, NY
  • September 21, 2010: Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, participated in a BBC World News television channel special edition of The World Debate programme on the Millennium Development Goals at the United Nations, New York, NY
  • September 20, 2010 (3:15-4:15pm): Senior Scholar, Charlotte Bunch, spoke on The UN Women entity – Formation at a moment of crossroads, Addressing Crises at a Crossroads: A Day of Dialogue on Women & the MDGs, organized by the Feminist Task Force GCAP, Salvation Army Auditorium, New York, NY. 
  • September 15, 2010 (1:15-2:45pm): Senior Scholar, Charlotte Bunch, spoke at The Impact of MDG3 on MDG7: How UN Women Can Contribute to the Realization of Sustainable Development Goals, Baha'i International Community Office, New York, NY. RSVP This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • July 23, 2010: Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, participated in the panel, Gender and Human Rights: Why Human Rights are Important to Asses Macro Economic Policy in the United States, at the IAFFE Annual Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • July 16-18, 2010: CWGL hosted the US Human Rights Network Summer Institute for advanced practitioners in social justice organizing.
  • June 24, 2010 (3-5pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, led a workshop on Rethinking Macro Economic Strategies from a Human Rights Perspective, US Social Forum, Detroit, MI.   pdf Click here for flyer.
  • June 15, 2010 (10am-1pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, spoke at the MDG Summit Informal Interactive Hearings of the General Assembly with Non-governmental organizations, Civil society organizations and the Private sector, UN Headquarters, New York
  • June 14, 2010 (10:30am-1pm): Founding Director and Senior Scholar, Charlotte Bunch, spoke at the MDG Summit Informal Interactive Hearings of the General Assembly with Non-governmental organizations, Civil society organizations and the Private sector, UN Headquarters, New York
  • June 12, 2010 (11:15am-12:15pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, served on the opening plenary: Violence Against Women and Its Intersections with Key Social Investments at No Violence Against Women: Strategic Imperatives for Ending Violence Against Women, Hunter College, West Building, New York, NY (Flyer)
  • April 27, 2010 (4:30-6:30pm): Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan, was the Blanche Grosswald Lecture Speaker, Why Human Rights are Important to Understanding the Financial Crisis, New Brunswick, NJ
  • April 26, 2010: Radhika Balakrishnan, Executive Director, visited Prof. Katie LeBesco's "Gender Studies" class at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York, where she spoke on the topic "Gender and Sex in the Global Arena." The class is part of a Marymount Manhattan College degree-granting program in Sociology at New York State's only maximum security prison for women; for more info, see their program website here.
  • April 19-21, 2010: Keely Swan, 16 Days Campaign Coordinator, participated in the International Gender Justice Dialogue, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico
  • April 8, 2010: Keely Swan, 16 Days Campaign Coordinator, was a featured speaker at Career Spotlight: Global Women's Human Rights Advocacy, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
  • April 6, 2010 (4-6pm): None on Record: Stories of Queer Africa, A Panel Discussion and Reception in celebration of Gaypril, Alexander Library, 4th Fl., College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Melissa Gasparotto, Librarian for African Studies, 732.932.7129 x124, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., made possible by the Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes, Center for African Studies, Department of History, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, Institute for Research on Women, Center for Women's Global Leadership, Center for Social Justice and LGBT Communities, and Rutgers University Libraries.
  • March 22-23, 2010: Executive Director, Radhika Balakrishnan spoke on the keynote panel of pdf The Economics of Human Rights and MDGs , Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • March 6, 2010 (9pm): International Women's Day Celebration and Dance Party, New Location: V E R M I L I O N, 480 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY (Corner of 46th St.)
  • March 6, 2010 (9:30am-5:30pm): 20th Anniversary Symposium, Hunter College Assembly Hall, East 68th St. and Lexington Ave., NY, NY
  • March 3, 2010 (4-5:30pm): pdf 16 Days Campaign Round-Table Discussion , 777 UN Plaza (Church Center), 2nd Floor, New York, NY
  • March 1-12, 2010: CWGL activities at the 54th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (Beijing +15), New York, NY
  • February 4, 2010 (4:30pm): pdf The Manufactured Crisis: Human Rights and the Role of Biased Regulation , Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, Douglass Campus, New Brunswick, NJ

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