SIDE EVENT: SHOWCASING GOVERNMENT – CSOS JOINT EFFORTS ON INNOVATIVE AND HOLISTIC PERSPECTIVES ON THE HEFORSHE GENDER EQUALITY AND ENDING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (GBV).

SIDE EVENT: SHOWCASING GOVERNMENT – CSOS JOINT EFFORTS ON INNOVATIVE AND HOLISTIC PERSPECTIVES ON THE HEFORSHE GENDER EQUALITY AND ENDING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (GBV).

SIDE EVENT CSW63

SHOW CASING GOVERNMENT – CSOS JOINT EFFORTS ON INNOVATIVE AND

HOLISTIC PERSPECTIVES ON THE HEFORSHE GENDER EQUALITY AND ENDING

GENDER BASED VIOLENCE (GBV).

15 MARCH 2019, 6.15PM, CHURCH CENTRE, SECOND FLOOR

PANELLISTS FOR THE SIDE EVENT

Word of Welcome: Mr. NGALIM Eugine Nyuydine, Executive Director, Cameroon Youths

and Students Forum for Peace (CAMYOSFOP).

Keynote address: H.E. Marie-Thérèse Abena Obama Ondoua, Minister of Women Empowerment and the Family (MINPROFF), Cameroon:

Overview of Cameroon’s policy on gender equality and Gender Based Violence (GBV) in line with instruments ratified by Cameroon

Speakers:

  1. Representative of the government of Cameroon (MINPROFF): How the government of Cameroon engages the civil society and best practices on joint efforts between the government and civil society in implementing government policies on gender equality and fighting Gender Based Violence (GBV).
  2. Mr. NGALIM Eugine Nyuydine, Executive Director, Cameroon Youths and Students Forum for Peace (CAMYOSFOP). Engaging the Cameroonian youth in the promotion of gender equality and fighting GBV through the Boys-to-Boys Strategy on Ending Violence against Women and Girls.
  3. Ms. Christelle Bay, Executive Director, Hope for Needy Association (HOFNA): Promoting gender equality and fighting GBV through the provision of leadership and entrepreneurial skills to vulnerable groups in Cameroon.
  4. Ms. Sylvie NDONGMO, Coordinator, Women International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Cameroon. The critical role of the civil society in the implementation of UNSC Resolution 1325 as entry point to ending violence against women and girls in Cameroon.
  5. Dr Emilie NGO-NGUIDJOL SONGOLO, Coordinator of International & Area Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA: How could a well design and efficient gender policies and the fight against GBV could be a vector of development in Cameroon.

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