The International Conference on the CEDAW Mechanism
Date: 15 October, 2008
Venue: Gis NTU Convention Center


TimeAgenda
09:00 ~ 09:30Registration
09:30 ~ 09:50Opening Remarks

- Mr. Jian-Kuo Wu (Vice Chairman, NGO Affairs Committee,Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
- Representative from the Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development
09:50 ~ 10:20The Promotion and Implementation of CEDAW in Taiwan

- Speaker:Ms. Mei-Nu Yu (Commissioner, Commission on Women’s Rights Promotion, Executive Yuan)
10:20 ~ 11:20Session One:
The Mechanism of CEDAW Committee:the Country Report, the Shadow Report and the Alternative Report

- Moderator:Mr. Hong-Wei Ding (Assistant Director General, Department of Treaty and Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
- Speaker:Ms. Jackie Shapiro (Chairman, United Nations Committee for Zonta International)
11:20 ~ 11:40Break
11:40 ~ 12:40Session Two:
The Critical Point to Review Country Reports:Based on Experiences of Hong Kong Women's Groups (Focus on Violence against Women)

- Moderator:Ms. Ching-Yu Chou (Commissioner, Commission on Women’s Rights Promotion, Executive Yuan)
- Speaker:Ms. Linda Wong (Executive Director, Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women)
12:40 ~ 14:00Lunch
14:00 ~ 15:00Session Three:
Strategies for NGOs in the CEDAW Mechanism:How to Analyze the Country Report and How to Lobby the Concerned Issues

- Moderator:Dr. Jau-Hua Chen (Professor, Department of Philosophy, Soochow University)
- Speaker:Ms. Eva Richter (Permanent Representative, International Federation of Business and Professional Women to the United Nations)
15:00 ~ 15:20Break
15:20 ~ 16:20

Session Four:
Q & A

- Moderator:Dr. Chueh Chang (Professor, Department of Public Health, National Taiwan University)
- Discussants:Ms. Jackie Shapiro, Ms. Linda Wong,
Ms. Eva Richter, Ms. Mei-Nu Yu, Mr. Hong-Wei Ding, Ms. Ching-Yu Chou, Dr. Jau-Hua Chen

16:20 ~Closing Ceremony
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