2010 Fellowship

Information about the 54th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Conference, held in New York City, March 1-12, 2010, can be found by clicking here.

In March 2010, the Commission on the Status of Women will undertake a fifteen-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly. Emphasis will be placed on the sharing of experiences and good practices, with a view to overcoming remaining obstacles and new challenges, including those related to the Millennium Development Goals. … The General Assembly is expected to mark the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in a commemorative meeting during CSW.

Summary of Fellows and Research

Four students were awarded 2010 WomenNC Fellowships from NC State University, Shaw University, Bennett College, and Meredith College presented the following topics and “best practices” organizations to North Carolina citizens and at the United Nations:

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