The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Instruments and Structures, Special Procedures Mandate Holders, and Treaty Bodies, have published multiple texts that emphasize the importance of ensuring that \"traditional values\" are not elevated above universal human rights standards. They have highlighted the use of such terms to justify the marginalization of minority groups and for maintaining gender-based inequalities, discrimination and violence, and the corresponding need to position these terms within a human rights context.
The US Federation for Middle East Peace (USFMEP), President Mrs. Sally Kader is pleased to welcome Montessori schools, model United Nation event, in New York City, at the General Assembly Hall, UN Headquarters. This is the fourth year USFMEP hosting Montessori Middle and High Schools students to educate the youth on the United Nations system and procedures; we believe that we should educate the youth because they are our future leaders and our hope for a peaceful world. “It is imperative to teach them about The United Nation system and mission” Mrs. Sally Kader said.
The fifty- seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place from March 4-15, 2013 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The priority theme for the fifty-seventh session will be the Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.
The US Federation for Middle East Peace cordially invites you to attend the next two screenings of the four-part Palestine Mini-Film Festival hosted by The Israel-Palestine Non-governmental Organization Working Group at the United Nations.