National Committee of UN Women - Canada.

National Committee of UN Women - Canada.
RBC Royal Bank Canada

RBC Royal Bank Canada

March 30, 2011 11:52 ET

Media Alert for Toronto: National Committee of UN Women Canada and RBC to Celebrate the Launch of a Historic New United Nations Entity

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 30, 2011) -

Attention TV and News Assignment desks/editors:

Ms. Almas Jiwani, President of the National Committee for UN Women - Canada is pleased to announce that RBC Royal Bank (RBC) Canada will host the historic launch in Canada of the National Committee for the newly established United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), next week.

Where: RBC will be hosting the reception for the launch of the National Committee for UN Women-Canada at its headquarters in Toronto at Royal Bank Plaza, 200 Bay Street, Royal Bank Plaza, South Building 40th Floor, Toronto
   
Date: Wednesday, March 30th
   
Time: 5:30—8:30 p.m.
   
Focus: The creation of UN Women by the United Nations marks a new era for gender equality, and signals the commitment by the UN Member States to accelerate progress on gender rights and the economic women's rights and empowerment. UN Women will provide a powerful voice for women's issues and will spearhead a more coordinated and effective response to gender inequalities around the world. 

Speakers: Jennifer Tory, Regional President, RBC Royal Bank, Moez Doraid, Officer-in-Charge of Management and Administration, UN Women, Almas Jiwani, President, National Committee of UN Women – Canada and Zabeen Hirji, Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC Royal Bank.

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