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Women, Climate Change, & Human Rights: First Annual Special Assembly

December 8, 2012
Santa Monica, California

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: SGI Culture of Peace Resource Center, 606 Wilshire Blvd.

Join The Greater Los Angeles Chapter (USNC) for UN Women for an intimate and dynamic afternoon full of speakers, green community vendors, music, organic food, artists, and activists.

PSR-LA Executive Director, Martha Dina Argüello, will be part of a stellar panel of experts from the fields of academia, politics, education, and activism who will address women’s coping capacities, identify gender-sensitive strategies to respond to climate change and discuss effective actions against climate change through gender equality.

RSVP: Tickets can be purchased online or make checks payable to The Greater Los Angeles Chapter (USNC) for UN WOMEN 222 Washington Ave. No. 20, Santa Monica, CA 90403
GLA Chapter Member Seating: $25 Donation
Non-Member Seating: $35 Donation
rsvpunwomenla@gmail.com

This event is sponsored by The Greater Los Angles Chapter of The United States National Committee for UN Women; The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

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