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Message from Mayor Justin Lester 2017

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR JUSTIN LESTER to Wellington Women Walk for Peace 2017 "All of us have a moral responsibility to be brave and to stand up to hate, to intolerance, to injustice. The Women’s Walk for Peace is an opportunity for us to do that. There are so many voices promoting division and intolerance today in the world.…
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2017 WWW4Peace International Women’s Day Event (Wellington)

 Women Walk and Work for Peace 2017 International Women’s Day Celebration in Wellington Wednesday  |  8 March 2017  |  11:30am Assembly time (Walk starts at 12 noon) VENUE: Peace Walk is from the Beehive grounds to Civic Square THEME: Be Bold For Change is organizing it’s 6th International Women’s Day Event in Wellington on March 8, 2017…
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Message from UNESCO Director-General Ms Irina Bokova on International Women’s Day 2017

Message from UNESCO Director General   Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Women’s Day 8 March 2017 “The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” These words…
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Message From Mayor Celia Wade-Brown 2015

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR CELIA WADE-BROWN to Wellington Women Walk for Peace 2015 “Peace is everyone’s responsibility. The Wellington Women’s Walk for Peace 2015 invites women of all ethnicities and beliefs to unite and send a message to the rest of the world that we care about peace. I am very proud of Wellington’s diversity, and…
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UN Secretary-General’s Message for 2015

Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women’s human rights, the devastating conflict in the former Yugoslavia prompted deserved attention to rape and other war crimes there against civilians. Two decades later, with girls as young as seven not only targeted but used as weapons by violent extremists, it would be…
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UN Women Executive Director’s Message for 2015

In 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, world leaders committed to a future where women are equal. One hundred and eighty nine countries and 4,000 civil society organizations, attended the conference. Women left Beijing with high hopes, with a well-defined path towards equality, and firm commitments at the highest level. Their…
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2015 WWW4Peace International Women’s Day Event Programme

 Wellington Women Walk For Peace 2015 International Women’s Day Celebration @ Newtown Festival Sunday, 8 March 2015, Newtown Festival VENUE: International Women's Day Stage, Rintoul St, besides McDonalds and St. Thomas Church (across New World Newtown) THEME: Make It Happen FINAL PROGRAMME:                Assembly time at International Women’s  Day Stage                Messages from Wellington Mayor…
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