• The General Assembly, meeting over two weeks, is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative forum of the United Nations (UN). Comprising all 193 members of the UN, it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the charter.

  • 2012 G8 BMENA Initiative's 9th Forum of the Future: NGO organizers from the League of Women Voters of the United States and the Association des Responsables de Formation et de Gestion Humaine dans les Entreprises pose with civil society and private sector participants at the conclusion of the 9th Forum for the Future.

    As a champion of women’s suffrage and a key player active in international affairs, the League is pleased today to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD), an annual occasion that honors the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

  • The League joined over 100 organizations in sending a letter to the U.S. Senate urging ratification of the convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

  • The Conference will gather leading women leaders from Serbia, the United States and South East Europe from academia, politics, business, science, and civil society.  The goal of the conference is to create an effective network of women leaders.  The Conference is being organized by the Serbian-American Women's Leadership Network with the support of the President of the National Parliament of Serbia, Ms. Slavica Djukic Dejanovic.

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    2012-03-09 05:00:00
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    2012-03-11 05:00:00
  • December 9, 2010

    The Honorable Harry Reid
    The Honorable Richard Durbin
    The Honorable Charles Schumer
    United States Senate
    Washington, DC 20510

    Dear Senators Reid, Durbin and Schumer:

    Failure to act on the New START treaty this year would undermine the country’s national security interests, as both our military leadership and numerous former Republican officials have noted.

  • December 9, 2010

    The Honorable Harry Reid
    The Honorable Richard Durbin
    The Honorable Charles Schumer
    United States Senate
    Washington, DC 20510

    Dear Senators Reid, Durbin and Schumer:

    Failure to act on the New START treaty this year would undermine the country’s national security interests, as both our military leadership and numerous former Republican officials have noted.

  • The League and its coalition partners submitted joint testimony to members of the Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law in support of the Convention for the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Treaty.

  • League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the Senate urging them to ratify the START Treaty which was signed by President Obama and President Medeyev in April 2010.  Lobby Corps members are visiting key Senate offices this month in support of ratification of the START Treaty.

  • League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the Senate urging them to ratify the START Treaty which was signed by President Obama and President Medvedev in April 2010.  Lobby Corps members are visiting key Senate offices this month in support of ratification of the START Treaty.