Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at The Arab Women in Leadership And Business Summit

Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at The Arab Women in Leadership And Business Summit

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada,will be among many global figures to deliver the keynote address at the Arab Women In Leadership and Business Summit. “The Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, which brings together exceptional leaders from around the world, is a great endeavour to promote international cooperation on gender…

UN Women National Committee Canada to Join Aga Khan Foundation on Canada's 30th Anniversary World Partnership Walk

UN Women National Committee Canada to Join Aga Khan Foundation on Canada’s 30th Anniversary World Partnership Walk

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – May 21, 2014) – UN Women National Committee Canada urges Canadians to participate in the fight against global poverty by participating in, or sponsoring a participant in, the World Partnership Walk events. They take place May 25, June 1 and June 8 in ten cities across Canada. “The objective of the Walk…

Almas Jiwani o Deliver Keynote Address at the Global Women Leaders Conference in Dubai

Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at the Global Women Leaders Conference in Dubai

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada to Deliver Keynote Address at the Woibex, 17th Global Women Leaders Conference, Dubai DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES–(Marketwired – March 4, 2014) – Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada will deliver keynote address at the Woibex – 17th Global Women Leaders Conference in celebration…

Almas Jiwani to Be Honoured with Outstanding Women Leadership Achievement Award in Mumbai, India

Almas Jiwani to Be Honoured with Outstanding Women Leadership Achievement Award in Mumbai, India

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, will receive the Outstanding Women Leadership Achievement Award from the World Women Leadership Congress on Friday, February 14th in Mumbai, India. “It is a great honour to be recognized especially with the tremendous caliber of women leaders in the world today. This recognition symbolizes how far…

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Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Dec. 3, 2013) – Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada and Furio De Angelis, UNHCR Representative in Canada, will address the audience in the closing ceremonies of this year\’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Ottawa. The ceremony…

Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at the 5th International Conference On Women And Development -Punjabi University, INDIA

PATIALA, INDIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 6, 2013) – Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada will be deliver the keynote address via video conference at the 5th International Conference on Women and Development, in India. The conference will be held in Patiala from November 22nd-23rd. The conference will aim to render the current situation…

Almas Jiwani honored with 1st Annual Gender and Environment Sustainability Award

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 18, 2013) – Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, will be honoured with a Gender and Environment Sustainability Award in recognition of her work and dedication to advance gender equality in all areas, including environment, climate change and sustainable development on Saturday, July 20th. The first annual award…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada to Address International Conference in the Caribbean

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Feb. 20, 2013) – Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, will give a keynote address to advocates and professionals from a wide range of gender, health, education and social development disciplines from across the Caribbean and around the world at the Conference on Domestic Violence and Gender Equality: Protecting…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada to be Honoured with “2013 Woman of Courage Award”

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, will be honoured with the 2013 Woman of Courage Award at the Interim Place’s Rays of Hope Gala in February. Interim Place is a community organization that has provided shelter and support services for women in the Peel Region for over 30 years. The prestigious award…

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Almas Jiwani of UN Women Canada National Committee to Receive Tribute Award for Outstanding Contribution to Gender Equality

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee, will be a keynote speaker at the 2012 Immigrant Talk Show Awards Gala and will be presented with an award for her outstanding contributions to gender equality and empowerment. “I am pleased to speak about this important cause and honoured to be recognized for the contributions…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee Congratulates The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean on the Unveiling of the Official Portrait at Rideau Hall

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee, offers her sincere congratulations to Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean on the unveiling of her official portrait to become part of the Crown Collection of the Official Residences. The official portrait of the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, was painted by Karen Bailey, an Ottawa artist. Commenting from…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee to Address the International Film Festival on Crime and Punishment

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee will be attending the Istanbul International Crime and Punishment Film Festival. As an invited guest lecturer of the University of Istanbul and its Faculty of Law, Ms. Jiwani will provide a keynote address examining the relationship between the justice system, disempowerment, and violence against women. A…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee, to Be Honoured With a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee will be presented with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Honourable Senator Mobina S.B. Jaffer in Montreal on September 5, 2012. Ms. Jiwani has been selected as a recipient of the award by virtue of her tireless efforts and contributions towards gender equality…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada, Distinguished Keynote Speaker at Salon International de la Femme 2012, is to Be Honoured With Special Tribute Award

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee, will be a distinguished speaker at The Women’s International Trade Fair (SIFEM) on Monday June 18, 2012, to discuss “The place of women in legal decisions and their contribution to the establishment of human rights.” The trade fair aims to encourage women’s initiatives at the local,…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee Casts a Bright Light on Social Entrepreneurship at the Zawadi Africa Education Fund Conference

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee addressed the Zawadi Africa Education Fund Conference at Hofstra University. Ms. Jiwani delivered the opening remarks to academically distinguished girl attendees on the topic entitled, “The Importance of Female Entrepreneurs for Business and Society”. Subsequent to her opening remarks, Jiwani also created an enabling environment for…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee, Partners With Indonesian Delegation to Advance Gender Equality Legislation

On April 30th, 2012, Ms. Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee; accompanied by two board members; Emily Wright and Surina Sud, met with a group of Indonesian delegates at the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Toronto, Canada. Members of the group included Ms. Cicilia Rusdiharini, Minister and Counselor for…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada, To Address the Better World Forum With Deepak Chopra and Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Various Luminaries

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee, Deepak Chopra, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Bill McKibben, Dot Maver, John Perkins, Robert Thurman, Hazel Henderson, and many other prominent thinkers will discuss the new concepts, strategies and technologies to enable a better world for 2012 on Saturday, April 21st, 2012. In her address entitled “The Power…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee Speaks at the York Regional Police Celebrating Our Community Event

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee will address attendees of the York Regional Police 10th Anniversary of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Celebrating our Community event on Sunday, April 15, 2012. “I am honoured to be part of this celebration, to work with the York Region Police and…