Soon-Young Yoon

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Working with the UN as an NGO

At the launching of the Regional Committee in Asia-Pacific (RCAP) on 12-13 May 2017, Soon-Young Yoon, IAW main representative to the UN in New York, spoke about her experiences in working with the UN on behalf of IAW

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IAW around the world

Cities and Leadership for Women’s Human Rights

“Cities have the ability to innovate and measure rapid change, even when national governments cannot—or will not—take action.” Soon-Young Yoon, IAW representative to the UN in New York, at UN Women Stakeholders’ Forum 2016

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IAW on Habitat III: A human rights framework must shape all issue papers

Women are key decision-makers concerning economic and social rights related to food security, biodiversity, cultural heritage, migration, energy consumption and family size. They also play critical roles in the use of water, energy and natural resources and finding climate solutions. They have a specific role in the urban ecology as managers of household energy.

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Cities for CEDAW Campaign

At the Mayors’ Roundtable held on 18 June in San Francisco , Soon-Young Yoon made welcome remarks and talked about the Cities for CEDAW Campaign. It all began in San Francisco, and now other cities are following the example of San Francisco

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Campaigns

We want the best Agreed Conclusion ever passed at the CSW.

Soon-Young Yoon, main representative of IAW to the UN in New York and chair if the NGO/CSW Committee at the opening of CSW 58: With all of the talk of “push back” and “roll back”, some governments have settled in for mediocre results. The women of the world are in no mood to “settle”

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