2020 Space for Women Conference

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Monday, 14 September 2020 - 8:00am to Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 6:00pm

Join us at the inaugural Space for Women Conference in Brazil!

To achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs in partnership with other UN entities, is organizing a conference to help address Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5) in an all-inclusive manner, and to highlight the use of space technology in line with target 5b.

This conference focuses on SDG 5 targets to focus on ensuring women’s empowerment – including at decision-making levels in leadership – in political participation, economic empowerment, ensuring a life free of violence and elimination of harmful practices, control over reproductive health and rights, and reforms to give women access to economic resources including natural resources. The conference is also dedicated target 5(b) enhancing the use of enabling technology, in particular, the use of information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women.

Check back regularly for additional details coming soon!

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