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NGO BRIEFING CALENDAR FOR APRIL 2005

7 April
Topic: Promoting Maternal and Child Health Campaigns
(In observance of World Health Day, 7 April)
Speakers:
Ian Smith, Advisor to the Director-General, World Health Organization
H.E. Mr. Aminu Bashir Wali,
Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations
Rita Luthra, President, Women's Health & Education Center

14 April
Topic: Water: Gender Perspectives
(In observance of the International Decade of Water and the Commission on Sustainable Development, 11-22 April, New York)
Speakers:
June Zeitlin, Member, Commission on Sustainable
Development, NGO Women's Caucus,
Executive Director,
Women's Environment and Development Organization
H.E. Mr. Crispin Grey-Johnson,
Permanent Representative of the Gambia to the United Nations (invited)
Ethnč Davey, Member, Steering Committee,
Gender and Water Alliance, Water Program Manager, Department of Water Affairs & Forestry, South Africa

21 April
DPI/NGO Communications Workshop
Topic: Access to Information : ngocalendar.org
Moderator:
Joan Kirby, Chair,
Communication Workshop Committee
Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Topic: A Comprehensive NGO Online Calendar: Why, When, Where, How? Speakers:
Lilia Vazquez, Chief, Special Projects Unit, Internet Service, DPI
Dan Uitti, Webmaster, NGO/DPI Executive Committee
Ayse Toprak, Intern, DPI/NGO Section

Rik Panganiban, Communications Coordinator, Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO)
Open discussion of NGO experiences and recommendations

Afternoon Session: 1:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Topic: Making it Happen: The Nuts and Bolts
Rik Panganiban, Communications Coordinator, Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO)
Dan Uitti, Webmaster,
NGO/DPI Executive Committee

28 April
Topic: Report from Sudan: UN/NGO Perspectives
Speakers:
Christopher Coleman, Officer-in-Charge,
Senior Political Affairs Officer/Africa Desk, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO)
H.E. Mr. Elfatih Mohamed Ahmed Erwa,
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Sudan to the United Nations (invited)
John Prendergast, Special Adviser to the President,
International Crisis Group (invited)

Briefings are held in the Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. unless otherwise indicated. Thematically relevant UN videos are usually screened at 10 a.m. before the Briefing. NGO Briefings are available on audio cassette.

Contact the DPI/NGO Resource Centre. To receive our monthly Calendar and the weekly DPI/NGO Link newsletter electronically, please e-mail dpingo@un.org.

Check the DPI/NGO Section's website at http://www.un.org/dpi/ngosection or call our hotline at 212-963-6847 for information and any changes in our Briefing programme. E-mail address: dpingo@un.org. More information is available at our DPI/NGO Resource Centre, tel.: (212) 963-7233/4 or 963-7078; fax: (212) 963-2819

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