Women's Forum on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Women's Forum will take place on Friday, July 10, 2015 in Addis Ababa, on the occasion of the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development (July 13-16). The Women's Forum will convene feminists, grassroots women, gender advocates, academics and representatives of women’s rights organizations/networks with specific inputs by UN representatives and other policy makers. A reception will be held the evening of July 10th. The CSO Forum will be July 11-12th.

The objectives of the Women's Forum are:
- to share information on the latest state of play in the FfD negotiations;
- to discuss and jointly analyze the FfD panorama and follow-up;
- to build a common women’s rights positioning, and
- to strategize on how to meaningfully and substantively engage from a feminist perspective at the Addis FfD Conference.

The Women's Forum is being organized by the Women's Working Group on FfD (WWG on FfD) in collaboration with FEMNET, African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) and the Post 2015 Women's Coalition, and with the support from UN Women.

The Forum Programme is here: https://wwgonffd.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/women_s-forum-on-financing-for-development-program-final.pdf.

The Co-facilitators of the WWG on FfD are AWID, DAWN and Feminist Task Force. For more information on the WWG on FfD, please visit our website at www.wwgonffd.org

Registration is now closed. For those registered, we look forward to seeing you in Addis Ababa! Confirmation information is forthcoming.