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the international fifth women conferance.. secertary general report..may 2007-may 2010

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the international fifth women conferance.. secertary general report..may 2007-may 2010

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

 

 

 

 

Activities of the Seat Country:  

Organizing Entity / Observations

Implementing Entity

Activity

Ministry of Cabinet of Ministers; 

-         Participation at the Qatar-Sudan Economic Forum held under the theme "Towards Economical Partnership between the Republic of Sudan and Qatar State".

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First: Participation of the Union in the Seat Country's activities 

Al Bir wal Tawasul Organization

-         Participation in the Reception Ceremony organized by Al Bir wal Tawasul Organization – General Directorate of Family for United Nations Mission in Sudan

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Attending the Opening Session Activities for the Permanent Office of General Arab Women League

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Sudanese Women General Union

-         Attending the Regional Seminar on "Women and Political Promotion: Challenges and Pledges".

 

Sudanese Working Women Association

-         Participation in the Second Forum for Sudanese Women Labour Union under the theme: "Working Women are the backbone  for Peace, Development and Stability"

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-         Participation in the Consultative Councils whose membership is enjoyed by the Union's Advisor and the Secretary General including:

-         The Advisory Council of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Woman & Child Affairs.

-         The Advisory Council of the Ministry of Interior;

-         The Advisory Council of Youth Sector of the National Congress Party;

-         The Advisors' Corporation of the Council of Ministers;

-         The Consultative Council of the Sudanese Women General Union;

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-         Married People Assistance Organization;

-         The National Council for Disarmament, Demobilization & Reintegration.

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National Assembly – National Women Caucus 

-         Participation in the Premiere Forum for Women Parliamentarian under the theme: "Effective Parliamentarians in Performance, Special  in provision, Cognizant and Responsive to country's issues."

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Federal Ministry of Health – Sudanese Women Workers' Association 

-         The Premiere Forum for the Health Sector in commemoration of the Prophet Mustafa Birth-Day, Mother' Day and the International Women’s   Day.

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Sudanese Women Workers' Association + Women Center for Peace & Development 

-         Participation in the Forum: Peace and Sustainable Development – contributed with an intervention in the thematic area: women political participation, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and Good Governance;

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Ministry of Endowment and Guidance 

-         Participation in the activities of the Scientific Specialized Seminar – Islamic Dawa Issues in Sudan

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General Directorate of Women and Family – Ministry of Social Welfare, Woman and Child Affairs;

-         Participation in the Discussion Series on Sudan's experience in Microfinance for Women Empowerment – in preparation and coordination for the 52nd Session of Commission for the Status of Women;(CSW)

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Social Secretariat of the National Congress Party 

-         Participation in the Special Meeting for responding to the Denmark desecration of Prophet Muhammad (May Peace and Prayer of Allah Be Upon Him)

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Participation in the National Day for Women 

 

Ministry of Social Welfare, Woman and Child Affairs; 

-         Participation in the Preparatory Committee Meeting for International Women's Day in the context of coordination and collaboration between the Government and the civil society organizations;

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Council of Family, Woman and Child Affairs; 

-         Attending the special meeting for Examining the Strategy on Family, Woman and the Child;

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The Iranian Cultural Consultative Office  

-         Participation with a Speech on the 19th  Anniversary of the passing away  of the Islamic Iranian Revolution Founder

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Youth Secretariat of the Congress Party 

-         Participation in National Congress Party's – Premiere Coordination Forum for Youth with comments;

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National Council for Strategic Planning 

-         Participation in the Consultative Forum on Executive Strategy for the National Population Council

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Organizations' Secretariat – National Congress Party; 

-         Participation in the Consultative Forum for Organizations' leaders – contributing with an intervention in regards to importance of coordination, funding and training;

 

 

 

 

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D’awa Organization + Islamic Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISCO); 

-         Attending training course on: Strengthening the role of women in the Process of Sustainable Development in Sudan

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Presidency of the Republic Office –Ministry of Cabinet of Ministers; 

-         Attending the country's celebration of national days 

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AlQuds International Corporation – Attempting to form “a women committee for the sake of Al Quds” – Preparation for an International Conference on Al Quds; 

-         Participation in the Board of Trustees' Meetings – Al Quds International Corporation  

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Community Center for Research and a number of civil society organizations;

-         Participation in a Workshop on "Participation of Organizations in the Ninth Human Rights Course – selection of IMWU as member in the National Group for Human Rights;

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Sudanese Women’s General Union;

-         Participation in the Farwell party of Ms. Elham Shantier – appointed as Sudan Ambassador to Norway. IMWU presented a gift in that occasion;

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International Center for Faith Research 

-         Attending the Sixth Scientific Seminar entitled: "Energy – from an Islamization Perspective";

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Ministry of Guidance and Endowment + Omdurman Islamic University; 

-         Participation in the Premiere Dawa Forum under the theme: "Muslim Women: Dawa Incumbency and Contemporary Challenges";

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Women Secretariat at the National Congress Party;

-         Participation in the Seventh Festival Functions for women commemorators of the Holy Quran under the theme: "Its end is musk and in for that so the competitors should compete"; 

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First Lady – Republic Presidency – Sudanese Women General Union – Sudanese Working Women Association among other entities; 

-         Participation in the Ramadan Breakfast organized by civil society organizations at the seat country; 

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Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC)

-         Participation in the Premiere Consultative Meeting convened by Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) under the theme "Strengthening Partnership among UN Agencies and National Organizations on Voluntary and Humanitarian Activities"

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Participation in the Second African Solidarity Forum on Sudan 

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Directorate of Women and Family Affairs + UNMIS – Gender Unit 

-         Participation in the Inter-Active Forum on Positive Discrimination in Legislations and Women Rights.

-         - Contributed with an intervention. 

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Participation in the Muslim Women Seminar on Globalization;

-         Contributed with an intervention.

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Center for Research and Contemporary World. 

-         Attended the Seminar entitled: "West and the Prophet of Islam"

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Ministry of Social Welfare, Woman and Child Affairs 

-         Participated in the International Women’s Day;

-         Attending the Arab Family Celebration under the theme: "Towards a Coherent Family"

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Women Secretariat – National Congress 

-         Attending a Seminar entitled: "Consultation on Causes and Redress for Negative and Destructive Aspects of Our Communities and Youths"

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Central Bank 

-         Participation in the Monthly Forum on: "Microfinance"

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Unit for Combating Violence against Women. 

-         Attending and participating in the Workshop on Strengthening and Protecting Human Rights organized in the context of the 16 Days of Activism for combating violence against women.

 

 

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Republic of Indonesia – Republic of Iran – Qatar – Egypt 

-         Participation in the celebration of national days organized by embassies at the seat country 

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Center for Women Research and Family Studies – Gender Unit – United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) 

-         Participation in the Workshop: "Young Women as Agents for Peace" 

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Ministry of Cabinet of Ministers 

-         Attending the Opening Session for the Second Forum – Sudanese Employees in International and Regional Funding Institutions and Organizations. 

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Office of the Presidency of the Republic  

-         Participation in the Organizations' Forum upon invitation by the Assistant of the President of the Republic – The Secretary General presented a Statement of IMWU concerning Prosecutor General Ocambo on arrest warrant of President Al Bashir.

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-         Participation in the mobilization of people in support for Qaza organized by Sudanese Women Working Association

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Participation in the Women Organizations' Forum on Neo-threats: Peace and Humanitarian Aid.

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Community Research and Studies Center 

-         Participated in the "Thematic Session" organized by Community Research and Studies Center in preparation for World Conference against Racism (WCAR) – Durban - Contributed with an intervention. 

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National Committee for Education, Sciences and Culture.  

-         Attending the Premiere Meeting for Evolving Societies – upon invitation by the National Committee for Education, Sciences and Culture – Secretary General being a member.

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Presidency Ministry 

-         Participation of the Secretary General in the Higher Celebration Committee for Marawi Dam – (generating electricity )

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Sudanese Women Workers' Association + International Organization for Family Support + IMWU 

-         Participation in the launching of the Health Revolution Programme – in collaboration with Sudanese Workers' Women Association and the International Organization for Family Support – 250 midwives were trained and provided tool-kits.

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Ministry of Energy 

-         Participation in the Inauguration of Bashair Port for Exporting Petroleum.

 

 

 

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Gender Unit and Unit for Combating Violence against Women 

-         Participation in the Workshop organized by the Gender Unit – United Nations Mission in Sudan in collaboration with the Unit for Combating Violence against Women – Ministry of Justice related to United Nations' Resolutions related to Gender and Violence against Women.

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Center for Islamic Research and Contemporary World  

-         Participation in the Terrorism and Extremism Conference – contributing with intervention.

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Center for Community Studies and International Organization for Civil Assistance 

-         Participation in the Seminar on "Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Strengthening Human Rights – contributed with an intervention

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Center for Women Studies 

-         Participation in the Women Jurisprudence Forum: Between Adaptation and Renewal –

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Hosted at IMWU Headquarter Office – briefed about IMWU and its activities. 

-         Participating and attending the Reception held for the British Delegation representing some Islamic organizations in UK – related to Darfur Issue. Among this organization is Radical Midway.

 

 

 

 

 

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Advisory Council for Human Rights 

-         Participation in the Organizations' meetings organized by the Advisory Council for Human Rights – partly for the purpose of creating coordination – particularly as relates human rights activities and partly for identifying the activities of organizations.

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Advisory Council for Human Rights + United Nations Mission in Sudan  

-         Participation in the Workshop on "A Conceptual Framework of Violence against Women according to International Conventions and Domestic Laws"- contributed with a comment – which was added to recommendations.

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Advisory Council for Human Rights 

-         Participation in the workshop entitled: "Reservations according to International Law and particularly in regards to Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women". Secretary General raised the query of impermissible reservations on articles that contravene Divine Laws – and to the fact that reservations are particularly impermissible as provided for in the Convention.

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Diplomats’ Wives' Association 

-         Participation in the Lecture organized by Sudanese Diplomats’ Wives Association – entitled: "Children of Unknown Parents and Alternative Families".

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Sudanese Council for Voluntary Association 

-         Attending orientation meeting on Oslo Arab Donors' Conference in Support of Darfur –

-         Attending the Opening Session of the Arab Conference on Humanitarian Assistance for Darfur.

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National Sudanese Committee for Education, Sciences and Culture 

-         Attending the  Sub-Regional Training Course on Harmful Practices and their Social and Psychological Consequences on Women – the Instance of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

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Ministry of Guidance and Endowment 

-         Participation on the workshop for reviewing the Draft Child Act Bill 2006

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Women Center for Studies 

-         Participation in the Women Forum on "Reflections on CEDAW"

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Attending the thematic Session on "Misyar Marriage" – and its effects on Women

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Advisory Council for Human Rights 

-         Attending workshop entitled: "The International Peace System and Human Rights in the context of Israel's violations in Gaza."

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University of Holy Quran and Islamic Sciences 

-         Attending the Second International Scientific Conference on Integration Information – Revelation and Earth Sciences

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Organization for Foreign Students; 

-         Participation in the Special Meeting for Discussing Trainer of Trainers in Sudan;

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International Organization for Family Support. 

-         Attending Seminar on "Role of Foreign Organizations in the Espionage and Instability."

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African Congress for Developing Youth 

-         Attending the Opening Programme of the Workshop entitled: "Raising Awareness of African Muslim Youth on HIV/AIDS.

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Attending the Preparatory Meeting for Darfur Women on Atrocities of War and Pre-requisites of Peace.

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International Friendship Popular Council  

-         Attending the Lecture delivered by Sir. Bilimbi; chair of the Assessment Commission for Comprehensive Peace Agreement entitled: "Towards a Political Partnership".

-         Contributed with intervention;

 

 

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Media Committee of the National Assembly; 

-         Participation in the Workshop: "Social Media and its Effect on Society"

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Ideology and Culture Unit – Women Secretariat; 

-         Participation in the Cultural Workshop entitled: (Role of Culture in Family Coherence);

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General Directorate of Women and Family Affairs + UNDP 

-         Attending the Seminar: "Role of Civil Society Organizations for Effective Women Political Participation"

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Sudanese Women General Union 

-         Participation in the Seventh Forum of Sudanese Emigrant Women

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Ihsan Charitable Organization in collaboration with Radical Midway British Organization; 

-         Effective participation in the Seminar entitled "Role of Women in Social Change" – Commended by participants coming from abroad.

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Community Promotion  Organization (Tazkiat Organization) 

-         Attending Public Attire Seminar 

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National Committee on Human Rights 

-         Participation in the 60th Anniversary of Geneva Convention

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Center for Community Studies 

-         Attending Seminar on "Peaceful Tolerance – Post Abyei Arbitration;

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Institute of Islamization of Knowledge; 

-         Attending Seminar of Integrated Information  

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Center for Community Studies 

-         Participation in the Workshop: Women Status in Sudan 

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University of the Holy Quran and Islamic Sciences 

-         Attending Seminar on: "Banning Building of Minarets in Switzerland: Political and Legal Perspective"

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Women Secretariat – National Congress Party 

-         Participation in the Cultural Workshop entitled: "Role of Culture in Family Coherence"

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Center for Women Studies; 

-         Participation in the Seminar: Media and Family Issues; 

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Ministry of Cabinet Affairs; 

-         Participation in the Workshop: "Realities of Human Development 2008";

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United Nations Mission in Sudan(UNAMS) 

-         Participation in the workshop entitled: "Role of Social Sciences in Conflict Resolution";

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Civil Society Organizations in the Seat Country; 

-         Participation in the Demonstration at United Nations Offices in protest against ICC Decree – IMWU issued two Statements in English and Arabic languages; 

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Center for Community Studies; 

-         Participation in the workshops and meetings for organizations with ECOSOC Affiliated Status;

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Gender Unit – United Nations Mission in Sudan in collaboration with Unit for Combating Violence against Women. 

-         Participation of both IMWU Advisor and Secretary General in the Workshop entitled: "UNSCR-1820 and 1888 on Women, Peace and Security." 

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International University of Africa (IUA) in the context of Week for Islamic Ideology and Culture. 

-         Participation of the Secretary General in the Lecture: "Our Differences with the West: Political or Ideological" – Presented by Dr. Tarig Al-Bushra. 

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Sudanese Women General Union in collaboration with Arab Organization for Administrative Development; 

-         Participation of the Secretary General and Manager of Capacity Building in the Forum
"Legislative and Social Challenges and their Effects on Arab Women's Contribution to Development; (Participation was very effective.)

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Taxation Chamber – at the Seat Country – held under the auspices of Minister of Finance; 

-         Participation of the Manager of Capacity Building in the Sixth Technical Conference for Taxation Authorities Union for Islamic Countries; 

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Center for Community Studies; 

-         Participation in the Opening Session of the Training Course for  National Organizations on "How to obtain ECOSOC Affiliated and Consultative Status." 

 

Republic of Iran Embassy - Cultural Consulate – Khartoum 

-         Attending Conference held for the International Quds Occasion; 

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Zakat Chamber – Ministry of Social Welfare 

-         Attending the Celebration of Women Islamic Training Project – (Khalawi)

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Ministry of Guidance and Endowment; 

-         Attending the Seminar – on Veil – (recommended the formation of an international organization for veil (Hijab)

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Sudan International University and Sudanese Women General Union in collaboration with British Muslim Initiative. 

-         Participation of the Secretary General in the International Conference on Challenges of Women in Darfur. The Conference was held under the theme: "Current Challenges and Future Prospects" – IMWU vision was presented.

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International Project of Muslim Youth Development; 

-         Participation of the Secretary in the Premier Forum on "Muslim Women Status" – Contributed with an intervention in regards to CEDAW, Gender and Third Millennium;

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Center for Contemporary World Studies; 

-         Attending a lecture on: "Sudan and New American Policies";

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Sudan Academy for Administrative Sciences in collaboration with Ministry of Social Welfare + Sudanese Women Workers' Association; 

-         Attending a lecture on: "Role of Women in the Electoral Process"; 

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Sudanese Women Workers' Association 

-         Secretary General attended Christmas and Peace Days' Celebrations;

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Presidency of the Republic 

-         Secretary General attended 54  years Independence at the Seat Country;

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Training and Preparation of (Do'at) (Preachers) Institute 

-         Secretary General attended graduation of 450 Dawa youngsters.

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Ministry of Social Welfare, Women and Children in collaboration with UNMIS – Gender Unit 

-         Participation in the Workshop "Interactive Panel Discussion on Women Issues, Promotion Attained in the implementation of National Policy for Women Empowerment;

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Renaissance and Civilizations' Interaction Forum; 

-         Attending Lecture on "International Humanitarian Activities – Prospects and Challenges";

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Ministry of Cabinet Affairs; 

-         Secretary General attending Opening Session of the Premier Forum of Businessmen and Sudanese Expatriate Investors;

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International Family Suport Organization (IFSO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-         Participation of the Secretary General in the Election Training Course; 

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The Conference tackled various issues of relevance to Muslim Woman nowadays – IMWU delegation participated widely with contributions and interventions; 

Secretary General and IMWU Advisor participation in the Conference: "International Conference on the Status of Women in Contemporary Societies – Realities and Prospects" organized by the International Institute for Muslim Unity – International Islamic University – Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia; 

Second: International Participations:

CSW – New York 

-         Participation of the Chairperson of Board of Trustee Council in the activities of Fifty Second Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) – United Nations – New York under the theme: "Funding for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment";

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Secretary General presented paper on: "Role of Arab Women in Administrative Civil Society Institutions and organizations.  

-         Participation of the Secretary General at the Doha Meeting on (Role of Arab Women in Sustainable Development and Civil Society Institutions); upon invitation by the Arab Administrative Development Institute. The Secretary General participated very effectively in the thematic issue "Role of Arab Women in the Civil Society Institutions and Administrative Organizations." 

 

Broad and effective participation of IMWU. 

-         Participation of the Secretary General and IMWU Advisor in the Fifth Arab Forum on "Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in addressing Humanitarian Crisis" upon invitation of the Arab Organization for Administrative Development - Cairo 

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Secretary General presented a statement on highlighting the IMWU projects in Pakistan; She as well met with women responsible of those projects;

-         Participation of the Secretary General and the Administrative Supervisor in the activities of the General    Conference of Islamic Jamat – Pakistan; 

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The Secretary General presented a Statement commenting on the part of the document that considers religion as a cultural issue. Such comments brought adverse reactions against IMWU that considers religion as an integral issue. 

-         Participation of the IMWU Advisor and Secretary General in the Sixth Development Forum held in Addis Ababa – organized by the Economic Commission of Africa (ECA) in collaboration with  African Union and the African Development Bank; 

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During the visit the Branch for Nigeria activated  was renewed; some support was provided to the Orphanage and the Quran-ic School; 

-         Participation of the Secretary General and the Administrative Supervisor in the Leadership Summit held in Lagos – Nigeria upon invitation by Foreign Students Welfare Organization organized by Islamic Cultural Movement – Secretary General presented a Statement on the  concepts of leadership and characteristics.

 

 

 

 

 

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Islamic Cultural and Public Relations Association at Teheran S.G  – Participated with a paper entitled: "Media and the Family"; and also ASG for Middle  East participated with the paper 

-         Participation of the Secretary General in the Second International Forum of Muslim Women Scholars under the theme: "Woman, Family and Islamic Civilization in Iran"; 

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Participated effectively and was part of the "Democracy and Islamic Parties Group" 

-         Participation of the Secretary General in the US-Islamic World Forum held at Doha - Qatar;  

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Upon invitation by the International Arab Center for Interaction and Solidarity – Beirut - Lebanon;  

-         Participation of the Assistant Secretary General for Middle East and IMWU representatives from Palestine and Lebanon in the International Arab Conference for support of the Resistance.

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Participated effectively in the forum and met with participating delegations;  

-         Participation of Secretary General and IMWU Advisor in the International Arab Qoalan Heights  Forum upon invitation by the National Islamic Arab Conference;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The purpose of visiting Ministers and competent officials was to remove obstacles encountering IMWU and facilitate and coordinate with them activities serving society;   

Interaction between the Headquarter Office and a number of institutions within the Seat Country (Ministries, institutions and civil society organizations); it involved meeting with responsible officials for discussing IMWU issues; 

Third: Internal and External Participations: with these IMWU aims to strengthen and create good relations with various public institutions inside the Seat Country and in the context of  coordination and collaboration for common goals and objectives.    

On annual basis to facilitate participation of IMWU in UN and its Agencies events and activities; And also to enable the members to participate effectively;

 

-         Sending IMWU representatives to participate in UN Entities in New York, Vienna and Geneva; 

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Coordinating and implementing programme serving the Muslim Youth.  

-         Hosting representatives of Muslim Youth Development Project in Sudanese Universities; 

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Promoting IMWU and its activities; 

-         Making a reception for Madame – Matama, wife of the President of the Muslim Scholars Association in Indonesia – and  the wife of the Indonesian Ambassador at Khartoum. 

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-         IMWU hosted a Norwegian Activist in the field of women rights and providing her with information about the Islamic Movement – in the context of the research she is conducting;

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Aimed to open avenues for fruitful collaboration in Africa and for serving dawa; 

-         IMWU receiving delegations from West and North Africa during their visit to Sudan (Mauritania – Nigeria, Niger and Benin;)

-         IMWU receiving another delegation from Malaysia and Britain;

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Disseminating information about IMWU and its activities; 

-         Receiving Dr. Ma'asouma Abad, member of the Iranian Shura Council; 

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Disseminating information about IMWU and its activities; 

-         Receiving Dr. Busairat – from Nigeria – President of the "Strengthening Women Role in Economy and Leadership in Africa Organization;

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-         Receiving Participants in the Training Course for Kindergarten's Teachers – Humanitarian Aid Organization and Development; 

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-         Receiving Dr. Shula Shakeeb, Member of the General Congress  in Bahrain;

-         Receiving Dr. Muna Hadad – Deputy of Chairperson of the former Trustees’ Council and member of the General Congress;

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To discuss ways for collaboration between IMWU and the Organization on what is known as Women Issues; 

-         Receiving Dr. Adil Alsein Advisor of the Arab Organization for Administrative Development in the context of collaboration between IMWU and the Organization; 

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As part of defining IMWU and field of activities; 

-         Receiving Ms. Tahia Bint Al-Habib –Head of Amal Party – Mauritania;

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She introduced to the participants IMWU website through the Lecture that she delivered on the Internet use and elaborated more on IMWU; 

Participation of the Assistant Secretary General for Middle East in the International Fair for Digital Media at Teheran; 

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All of them sent apologies for different reasons; 

-         Nominating Ms. Kawthar Ferdous – Raheel Qadi – Ifaat Al Ga'abari – Bousaima Al-Haqawi – Tagreed Shihab to participate in the Social Development Forum Session No. 48 at New York 

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For congratulating Secretary General for the new position and calling for more collaboration between IMWU and the Consulate.

-         Receiving the Cultural Consulate of the Iranian Islamic Republic in the Seat Country; 

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The Delegation at the Seat Country declined participation due to the horrific procedures of obtaining US visa in addition to the humiliating inspection and surveillance at airports. 

-         Nomination of Dr. Sitti Maria and Huda Sadig in addition to Secretary General and the IMWU Advisor and the Manager of Capacity Building Office to participate in the Fifty Four Session activities of the Commission on the Status of Women – New York 

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A request for exchange visits was presented by the visiting organization for the sake of collaboration in areas related to women due to the fact that in UK exists a Muslim minority 

-         IMWU at Seat Country receiving Radical Middleway, a British organization in their visit to Sudan to participate in the International Conference on "Role of Women in Realistic Change"; 

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She expressed her pleasure of IMWU and promised to form a branch of it in Britain; IMWU provided her with IMWU profile including Statute. 

-         Receiving the famous journalist Yvonne Ridley from Britain during her visit to Sudan to participate in Darfur Conference held at Al-Fasher; the Secretary General has met her in Pakistan in the Islamic Jamat Conference at Lahore.

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In the context of collaboration with the Cultural Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Iran Embassy at Khartoum and the Sudanese Women General Union of Khartoum State;

 

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Fourth: Implemented programmes:

International Project of Muslim Youth Development; 

-         Organizing a Forum entitled: "Status of the Muslim Woman"; Foreign students coming from other African countries were among the participants; the following issues were raised:

-         Role of Muslim Woman in the withdrawal of the Muslim Society;

-         Role and Status of Muslim Women in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG);

-         Professional specialization and dawa work;

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-         In collaboration with Islamization and Strategic Planning Office – Woman Unit

 

 

-         Organizing a Workshop entitled: "Towards a Future Vision for Women's Work" under the theme "Women are sisters of men". 

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-         IMWU Headquarter office is focusing on the implementation of the Construction of the Headquarter Office – it is envisioned to house a number of income generating activities besides housing IMWU in order to support its budget; The Board of Trustee promised to make this project one of its priorities; - despite follow up on this issue yet no development as yet; the issue remains the same at the level of the Seat Country

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In solidarity with International Day for Hijab (veil) in implementation of Trustee Council recommendations;

 

-         Organizing a Seminar on Hijab (veil) – As an Islamic imperative – personal freedom – international conventions and treaties – for High School Girls' Students at Khartoum State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMWU presented a proposal to establish the Center for Woman Advancement – to the Islamic Bank for funding – since 1423 A.H. and again in 1429 A.H; A delegation came from the Bank and the proposal was amended to be in accordance to the Bank's vision; finally the Project Agreement was signed;

Organized by Arab Union for Small Businesses of Cairo – this course is one of the capacity building programmes funded by Islamic Development Bank;

-         Organizing a Seminar on (Poverty – Ramifications and Role of Society in the alleviation process – Papers presented included:

-         Poverty and Micro-Finance;

-         Alleviation of Poverty among women;

In solidarity with the International Day of Eradication of Poverty; 

-         Chaired by Secretary General and in company with the Manager of Capacity Building Office – and members of  the General Secretariat in the Seat Country;  

-         Organizing Islamic and Family Guidance Courses – for four days;

-         The course targeted widows and Mothers of Orphans affiliated to IMWU; 

 

Center for Administrative Development - Khartoum 

-         Organizing a Monthly Forum at IMWU to discuss international issues;

-         Such forum aims to evaluate international issues and identify the adequate Islamic approach in that regards;

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The Lecture targeted Women Sector responsible for training and rehabilitation –

It is also part of the overall preparatory projects for women small entrepreneurial successful projects; 

        -  IMWU extending condolences for the death and loss by the Islamic World for Dr. Fathi Yakin in Lebanon – as part of the Sudanese Delegation.

-         The Secretary General met the British Ambassador who met her there and had a mutual discussion on Darfur.Organizing a Lecture on the Bibliography of the late Dr. Fathi Yakin;

-         To take from the Islamic Dawa preacher's best practices and lessons.

-         The Lecture was presented by his wife Dr. Muna Haddad President  of Jinan University – Lebanon;

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-         Organizing an International Seminar on Foreign Targeting of Sudan – as a parallel event of the Trustees Council Meeting held at Jakarta – besides IMWU members, the participants were: Dr. Zakaria Bashir – Director of Center for between Civilizations Dialogue;

-         Advocate – Fathi Khalil – President of the BAR Association;

-         The Seminar highlighted the invasion and aggression that Qaza city was exposed to. It also tackled the issue of protest against the Arrest Warrant against President Omer Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir by the International Criminal Court; (ICC)

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As part of the role incumbent on IMWU for identifying relevant issues pertaining to Dawa  

Organized the Monthly Forum for Foreign Female Students enrolled in International University of Africa – from many African and Asian Countries – The Forum was under the theme: (Internal Domestic Issues in Their Countries);

To evaluate Dawa issues in African and Asian continent;

 

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Awareness raising lecture on voter-education was delivered targeting orphans' mothers who are under the coverage umbrella of IMWU.

Raising awareness of these Sudanese women  

 

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-         Targeting to strengthen relations among Muslims and in the context of students' welfare and care. 

Providing support to foreign Muslim Students' association during Ramadan.  

 

As part of interaction with other entities; 

Extending greetings to Public Institutions and Civil Society Organizations in celebration of various occasions and special days; 

 

Input in regards to issues pertaining to Education, Capacity Building, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons and the Human Development Report; 

-         Considerable input and technical support provided by Secretary General and IMWU Advisor to the Advisors' Committees of the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs  

 

Referring in those occasions to Islam's respect for women since centuries ago;

To strengthen targeted women groups to be empowered enough on their personal level and to play a pro-active role towards their societies and act as role models for others;  

As part of the Dawa Office workplan the following activities were implemented:

-         Celebrating religious occasions such as Greater Badr (Plans of Almighty Allah and Sudanese reliance on Allah ) lessons learnt and good  practices.

-         Birthday of Prophet Muhammad (May Prayer and Peace of Allah Be Upon Him);

-         International Women's Day;

-         Prophet's Emigration;

-         Isra and Mi'raj covered by a Newsletter Publication;

-         Dawa Camps for Female Students;

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Provided by Dawa Office; 

-         Paying a visit to the Holy Quran University at Gezira State – Medani and organizing a number of Quran-ic Series there;

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Dawa Office; 

-         Holding on weekly basis Dawa series in the Higher Ministry of Education, Customs' Institute and Buri Mosque; 

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Dawa Office; 

-         Organizing Group Iftar (Breakfast) during Ramadan Month targeting women engaged in Dawa activities; and foreign Muslim Students;

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Dawa Office; 

-         Presenting Dawa lectures at Umbadda Municipality and the Holy Quran Recitation Center at Kalakla.

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Dawa Office; 

-         Weekly Prophetic Bibliography sessions presented– at Sayida Sanhouri Mosque

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-         IMWU participated effectively in the Popular Campaign launched as an expression of condemnation of Gaza atrocities  and in collaboration with other organizations in support .

-         IMWU issued a Statement expressing support and encouragement.

-         Addressing the congregation mobilized by the Palestinian Women Association and Ansar Charitable Organization.

-         Donating amount of money equal to USD 2500.00 for medicine and medical needs for children and women in Qaza.

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-         Participation in the huge congregation mobilized by the organizations and addressed by the Spouse of Martyr / Abdel-Aziz AL Rintisi. It was also addressed by Professor Souad Al Fatih El Badawi, and IMWU Secretary General.

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-         Among the participants Sudanese Women General Union and the International Organization for Family Support.  

-         Participated with an initiative for the Arab Summit – the urgent Summit held at Doha in response to the flagrant attack on Qaza (Women Initiative);

-         The Initiative was presented to Qatar Ambassador at Khartoum; 

 

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.   Statement against the careritures on Prophet (S.A.W) Statement in regards to abduction of children in Darfur;

-Statement in regards to condemnation of Omdurman – Sudan  attack and conspiracies.

- A Condemnation Statement against Qaza siege;

- A Statement condemning ICC Prosecutor's Arrest Warrant issued against President Omer Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir;

- Statement in solidarity of International Family Day;

- Statement against process of making Quds a Jewish city;

- Statement of banning minarets in Switzerland;

-         - Statement against incidents of Holy Masjid Al- Aqsa; 

C) In response to local and international incidents IMWU issued the following Statements:

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These statements were photocopied and distributed to the mass media in the Seat Country in addition  to other international media; It was also sent to the Secretary General of the UN and the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) African Union (AU); Arab League; organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and European Union; EU and posting it in the IMWU website. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training Secretariat Office of the– National Congress Party – Khartoum State;

 

 

"Specialized training course in the field of Report Writing – Analysis and Performance Indicators".

 

 

d) Out of attention given by IMWU to training, it participated in the training courses provided by institutions in the Seat Country:

 

Directorate of Women and Family Affairs – Ministry of Social Welfare, Woman and Child Affairs;

 

Training Course on Monitoring and Evaluation – Developing indicators and means of Gender Analysis; 

 

National Council for Child Welfare (NCCW);

Capacity Building of organizations active in the field of orphans organized a training course: "Art of dealing with Orphans".

 

 

Organized by Sudanese Women General Union in collaboration with Middle East Center for Consultation and Training: Jordan;

 

Training Course of Family Guidance – under the theme: "the Family Custodian of Values and Identities" 

 

Center for Women and Family Sciences Studies – International University of Africa (IUA) in collaboration with the Gender Unit – United Nations Mission in Sudan; (UNMIS) 

-         Workshop on "Role of Young Women in Dissemination of the Culture of Peace: 

 

Directorate of Women and Family  Affairs in collaboration with Tok Ten Development Project;

 

-         Training Course on Preparation and Formulating Small Projects  

 

Micro-Finance Unit – Central Bank;

 

-         Prerequisites of Basics of Micro-Finance; 

 

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-         Implementation of the Project started three year ago; to ensure its success IMWU spend 350 thousand dollars; it was envisioned to reach profitability in its fourth year; but the project was exposed to a considerable set back due to resignation of the Headmaster from her job which resulted in a number of ramifications;  which has resulted in bearing additional costs by the General Secretariat to ensure sustainability of the project; . . . .With Allah's Grace and Blessing, Ansam Schools progressed into new directions after great difficulties and success is expected very soon. IMWU repaid the Bank's debts in the amount of 75 thousand dollars with the assistance of Professor Souad El Fatih Al Badawi – Secretary General of the International Organization for Family Support through a Gratuitous Loan of 36 thousand dollars; we look forward to repay it very soon Insha Allah. IMWU also obtained a plot of land an Endowment to Ansam International School; it also obtained a 3 Hectare plot of land in Indonesia as Endowment; from Mrs. Azzra Shakir al-saraj (A Sudanese national of Indonesian origin)

 

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Ansam International School Project: 

 

 

 

 

 

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