Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the launch of the new Voluntary Code of Practice for Board Recruitment, developed by the 25 Percent Group, which supports improved practices in board recruitment.
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew today joined with the Institute of Directors in Auckland to celebrate the successful completion of its 2012 mentoring programme, and welcome a new intake of 27 women for 2013.
Traci Houpapa has been appointed Chair of the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW) and Galia BarHava-Monteith has been appointed Deputy Chair, Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew announced today.
Welcome to this celebration of Suffrage Day. I would like to start by acknowledging my colleagues Hon Amy Adams and Hon Kate Wilkinson and Members of Parliament. Thank you to Lynn and Vicky for agreeing to speak today, I’m looking forward to hearing what you have to say.
The United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has commended New Zealand for having the fundamentals in place for the continuing advancement of women, Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew says.
Madam Chair, it is a great privilege to present New Zealand’s 2010 and seventh report under the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), and to provide an update on recent developments. I look forward to a constructive and open dialogue with the Committee today.
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew departs tomorrow on a visit to Washington, DC and New York. On Wednesday 18 July she will present New Zealand’s seventh report to the United Nations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
The ministerial responsibility and funding for the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW) is being transferred from Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson to Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew, the two Ministers announced today.
Good morning everyone, it’s wonderful to join you here this morning. Thank you Pauline and the members of NACEW for inviting me to share in the opening of this forum. I bring you greetings and an apology that she cannot join you today, from the Minister of Labour, Hon Kate Wilkinson.