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Global Summit for Gender-Related UNESCO Chairs (W36)

Global Summit for Gender-Related UNESCO Chairs (W36)
2021-08-19 @ 9:00 AM – 2021-08-20 @ 5:00 PM

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is hosting a virtual two-day summit that aims to share visions, unite voices, and spark momentum for addressing challenges and co-building a bright future for all women across the globe. The W36 Global Summit 2021 will gather all 36 gender-related UNESCO Chairs and networks to join hands with one vision: to further gender equality for women and girls. The summit will span two days and feature speakers from around the world.

The W36 Global Summit is a 2-day event, hosted virtually from India, which aims to discuss the challenges currently faced by women and girls all across the world because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and how to address them. This Summit is open to anybody interested in these topics, including UNESCO Chairs, but also academics, researchers, students, and any organization or stakeholder.

Day 1 will give an opportunity to all Gender-Related UNESCO Chairs to present their Chair, mission and activities, to the other Chairs, but also to a wider public, as an open event.

Day 2 will focus on specific themes during smaller group sessions (Science & Technology; Education & Skill Development; Society, Culture & Legal Rights; Health & Nutrition, Safety & Security, Environment & Sustainability; Finance & Economics; Communication & Leadership). Academics, researchers, students, or anybody having worked or conducted a research or project in one of these areas is welcome to participate. Please register to send us your suggestions.

Timings: 16:00 Hrs to 20:00 Hrs (GMT+5:30). Please use this link to view the event in your local time zone.

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