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International Day of Women and Girls in Science
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Co-Chairs: Talya Ozdemir and Rebecca Jekogian, and Moderator Huaxuan Chen of the
Girls in Science for Sustainable Development Panel presenting their recommendations to
the International Community, 10 February 2018.  
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The third commemoration held on 8-9 February 2018 in New York UNHQ lead to an
outcome document entitled “Equality and Parity in science for Peace and Development”
endorsed by 23 member States.
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I warmly welcome you to join us for the fourth International Day of Women and Girls in
Science Forum, to be held from 11 – 12 February 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters
in New York.  

Since its inception in 2016, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science Forum has
been one of the flagship events of the United Nations and a key event for women and girls
in science, science experts, policy-makers and diplomates to gather and share their vision,
expertise and best practices to achieve Equality and Parity in Science for Sustainable
Development.

For the 2019 Forum, the Program Committee aims to develop a technical program that will
showcase best practices and solutions to move Investment in Women and Girls in Science
for Inclusive Green Growth into the mainstream discourse, and to identify implementation
gaps and create an International Framework and Action Plan for Investment in Science for
Inclusive Green Growth.

Interventions are required at several stages and with policy tools as well as focused
programs to shift priorities, investments, perceptions on women’s and girls’ place in STI,
and institute practical measures that directly respond to barriers that hinder women’s and
girls’ success. The Forum will explore innovative ways to ensure coherence among the
thousands of initiatives that are mushrooming to ensure scale and value added.

To this end, abstracts relating to best practices and innovative solutions are highly
welcomed. We hope the International Day of Women and Girls in Science Forum will be a
platform for you to share your ideas and experiences with peers around the globe, and to
contribute towards the common goal of Equality in Science for Sustainable Development.

Looking forward to meeting you on 11 and 12 February 2019 at the United Nations
Headquarters.

                                  Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite, BSc MSc MD PhD
                                 Executive Director, Royal Academy of Science International Trust
                                      Founder President, Women in Science International League
“Investment in Women & Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth”
11 - 12 February 2019
United Nations Headquarters - New York City

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