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As a contribution to the 2013 General Assembly High-level Meeting on Disability and Development and the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the United Nations and the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations, together with the Division for Social Policy and Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DSPD/DESA), UN Women, Women Enabled, Women\'s UN Report Network and the U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace, in collaboration with the National Organization for Women Foundation (NOW Foundation), organized a panel discussion on Preventing and Ending Violence against Women with Disabilities. Click for more information
There is so much happening across the planet during the entire weekend of Sept. 21st to Sept. 23rd for this year\'s global observance of the International Day of Peace. It is impossible to cover it all - and that\'s good! This exemplifies the extent of this observance, and how many sectors of society have embraced this occasion; and it indicates that the observance of International Day of Peace is becoming more and more mainstream.
In July 4th, 2012, UFMEP traveled to Egypt to host a highly successful and inspiring sports tournament for Egyptian youth. The event allowed young people from different social backgrounds to interact in a friendly environment.
April 25, 2012- U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace (UFMEP) hosted, for the second time, a Model United Nations event for students from the world-renowned Montessori schools in the UN Headquarters in New York City.
March 1, 2012 - USFMEP hosted its annual inter-faith dialogue between Jewish, Muslim and Christian women. USFMEP believes that it is fundamental to bring together women of different faiths to facilitate understanding and tolerance among the varied faiths of the world, as women play a key role in the fight toward harmony and peaceful existence.
February 29, 2012- Human trafficking has been deemed modern-day slavery and has emerged as one of the world's most expansive and enigmatic global phenomena of the 21st century. It has been referred to as a "Shared Global Shame" since it affects all nations and has yet to be stopped despite aggressive international efforts.
February 27, 2012 - Today, women share the center stage with men in the Arab Spring. As dictators toppled and new governments were established, women made themselves the focal point of turbulent yet revolutionary times.