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Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

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Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Canadian Committee for UNIFEM Gala - November 20, 2008 in Ottawa Ontario

The Canadian Committee for UNIFEM (Canadian Committee for the United Nations Development Fund for Women)will be giving an award to Louise Frechette on November 20, 2008 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa Ontario for her ourstanding contributions to the advancement of women.  The awards ceremony will be preceded by a reception and a dinner.  The Gala will feature two of the highest ranking women in the united Nations - and is a must attend event for women in international law and policy.

This year's awardee was the first female Ambassador to the United nations; the first Deputy Minister at the Department of National Defence and the first Deputy Secretary General at the United Nations.

Tickets for the reception and dinner are $75 ($45 for students). Charitable receipts will be issued.  While at the Gala, please sign your name to "Say NO to Violence Against Women" petition.  So many women in the world face violence that Canadians can barely fathom. November 25th will mark the 27th Anniversary of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

For more information, please contact UNIFEM at 613-232-5751 extension 235.  See you there.

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