Commission on the Status of Women
City andCounty of San Francisco
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 130, San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel: 415-252-2570 Fax: 415-252-2575
Web: http://www.sfgov.org/cosw Email: email@example.com
UNITED NATIONs Convention TO EliminatE all forms of Discrimination AGAINST Women (CEDAW)
Thursday, January 18, 2007
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
City Hall, Room 034
San Francisco, CA 94102
Public Comment will be heard before, during, and/or after each agenda item. Individuals have 2 minutes for public comment per issue.
Estimated Meeting Time: 90 minutes
I. CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL ACTION 2 min.
II. ADOPTION OF AGENDA ACTION 2 min.
A. Action: To approve the agenda for the January 18th, 2007 CEDAW Committee Meeting.
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES ACTION 10 min.
A. Action: To approve the minutes from the September 14th, 2006 CEDAW Committee Meeting, including the CEDAW Committee’s comments and request for additional information from the Department of Public Works.
IV. OLD BUSINESS DISCUSSION
A. Gender Analysis Update
1. Juvenile Probation Department 30 min.
2. Department on the Status of Women 10 min.
V. NEW BUSINESS DISCUSSION/ACTION
A. Gender Analysis Guidelines
Action: To approve the Gender Analysis Protocols: Key Questions
and Indicators 10 min.
B. CEDAW Gender Analysis Guidelines for the Private Sector 10 min.
C. 2007 Meeting Dates 10 min.
Action: To adopt the CEDAW Committee meeting dates for 2007.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENT DISCUSSION
This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the CEDAW Committee’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Committee’s future consideration.
VII. ANNOUNCEMENTS DISCUSSION 5 min.
A. Upcoming Commission on the Status of Women Meetings
1. Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 at 5:00 PM
City Hall, Room 408
2. Wednesday, February 28th, 2007 at 5:00 PM
City Hall, Room 408
B. Upcoming CEDAW Committee Meetings
1. March 8, 2007 –Location to be determined.
C. WILD for Human Rights 10th Anniversary and tribute to
Thursday, February 1, 2007 at 6:00 PM
Green Room, San Francisco War Memorial
401 Van Ness Avenue at McAllister
For information or to RSVP: 415.355.4744
VIII. ADJOURNMENT ACTION 1 min.
American Sign Language interpreters and a Sound Amplification System provided upon request with 48-hour advance notice to 415-252-2570. Translation into languages other than English is also available with 48-hour notice. Limited accessible street parking available. Accessible MUNI Metro station in the Van Ness Station and lines are J, K, L, M and N. Accessible MUNI Lines are the 6, 7, 9, 42, 47, 49, and 71 lines. Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available. Meeting proceedings available in alternative formats. In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals. To obtain a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the meeting, please contact the Department on the Status of Women at least two business days before the meeting at 415-252-2570 (Voice) or 415-252-2550 (TTD). The Board of Supervisors has amended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding provision 67A.1. The provision is effective as of January 21, 2001. The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager or other similar sound-producing electronic devices. Explanatory documents: For copies of explanatory documents listed in this agenda, and other related materials received by COSW, please contact the Department on the Status of Women at 25 Van Ness Ave, Suite 130, San Francisco, CA 94102; phone: 415-252-2570, fax: 415-252-2575. Also, to the extent possible, documents will be available on the COSW website at http://www.sfgov.org/cosw.
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