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June 14, 2021

Three-day ABA series features Hillary Clinton, explores international women’s issues

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2021 – The American Bar Association International Law Section will present a virtual three-day “Global Women Series” on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday that includes remarks by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and daily 90-minute panel discussions exploring timely international women’s issues.

What:               “Global Women Series,” sponsored by the ABA International Law Section

When:              Tuesday – Thursday, June 15-17

Where:             Online

The daily programs will begin at noon EDT and require separate registration: They are:

  • “Global Women & Juneteenth: 156 Years On - Reflections on Obstacles to Emancipation,” Tuesday, June 15. (Register here)
  • “Global Women & World Refugee Day: Feminist Perspectives on the U.S. Response to the Crisis at the Southern Border,” Wednesday, June 16. (Register here)
  • “Global Women & CSW: The U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 75 Years,” Thursday, June 17. (Register here)

Clinton will provide introductory remarks Thursday at the U.N. program. Also, ABA President Patricia Lee Refo will kick off the three-day programming with opening remarks on Tuesday, and ABA President-elect Reginald Turner will moderate the Juneteenth program on Tuesday.

The series is free to the public and open to media. For more information, including speakers, please click here.

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