Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari is currently in Geneva participating in the 63rd session of the UN Experts Committee that oversees the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
On Tuesday (Feb. 17th) the committee reviewed the Periodic Report on the status of women in Japan and met with dozens of Japanese representatives of civil society (see picture). On Tuesday evening a reception was held in honor of the members of the committee at the home of the French Ambassador to the United Nations (pictured: Prof. Halperin-Kaddari together with Nicole Emmeline, a member and Past President of the committee, Elizabeth Laurin, France's Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, the Bangladesh Ambassador to the UN and additional members of the committee).