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Information minister heads Jamaica’s delegation to UN Status of Women meeting in NY

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 | 3:11 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Information Minister Sandrea Falconer is heading Jamaica’s participation at the 58thSession of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 58) underway at the UN Headquarters, New York, the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has reported.

The Session under the theme ‘Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls’, commenced on Monday (March 10) and will run through to March 21.

Minister Falconer will deliver Jamaica’s Statement at the Commission as well as participate in a number of other related activities including three side events which Jamaica has agreed to co-sponsor, the OPM said in a release.

The Information Minister is joined by Chief Technical Director, Planning and Development Division in the OPM, Colette Roberts Risden; gender expert Dr Glenda Simms; a representative from the Bureau of Women’s Affairs; and a member of an NGO representative, the OPM said.

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