11 February 2013

Angola: Nation Attends 54th Session On Discrimination Against Women

Geneva — Angola is attending since Monday, in Geneva, Switzerland, the 54th Session of the Committee for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women, which is ongoing until March this year, at the United Nations Palace.

During the meeting, Angola is to defend its sixth periodical report on the implementation of the Convention on Women's Rights, at the session scheduled for February 20, which is to be attended by the secretary of State for Family Issues and Promotion of Women, Ana Paula Sacramento.

The report will be assessed by 23 members of the committee, with highlight on Nicole Ameline, who has been appointed to elaborate the final observations on Angola.

The Angolan delegation to the gathering comprises technicians from the Ministry of Family Issues and Promotion of Women, Inter-ministerial Commission for the elaboration of the periodical report and from Angola's Permanent Mission to the UN Offices in Geneva.

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