Anne-Claire de Liedekerke, President of Make Mothers Matter
Anne Claire de Liedekerke was elected President of Make Mothers Matter during the General Assembly of April 2014.
2014_03 MMM co-sponsors 2 panels at the 58th Commission on the Status of Women
Each year, member States, UN entities and NGOs from all regions of the world gather at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women.
In 2014, the 58th Session of CSW took place on 10-21 March, and the main theme was
"Implementing the Millenium Development Goals
for women and girls".
In addition to the written statement submitted on Maternal Mortality, MMM co-sponsored 2 panels at this session, one on the feminization of poverty, and the other on maternal mortality in the post-2015 agenda.
2014_02 52nd UN Commission on Social Development - MMM invited to share its views on unpaid care work in a UN DESA event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family, a parallel event was jointly organized by the UN DESA-DSPD and the NGO Committee on the Family New York, on 14 February 2014 during the 52 Session of the UN Commision on Social Devleopment. The topic of the panel was
"Global Perspectives on Family Well-Being:
Work-Family and Intergenerational Issues Reconsidered"
and MMM representative, Florence von Erb was invited to share MMM perspectives on unpaid care work.
2013 November 37th General Conference of UNESCO: Make Mothers Matter's speech
2013 November : Make Mothers Matter’s Speech to the Education Commission
37th General Conference of UNESCO, November 5th to 20th
Pauline Ambrogi, Gabrielle de Milleville
The importance for girls and women to acquire education, knowledge and skills needed to cope with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) More
2013 October, OTITSARA, Madagascar
OTITSARA, an association that matches Make Mothers Matter's missions and actions...
Aliette Abraham, president of OTITSARA links the work of Make Mothers Matter at the UN with the work of OTITSARA and the realities of motherhood in Madagascar more...