While addressing the audience as chief guest of the inaugural session of the 20th International Conference of the Chief Justices of the World (Nov 8-12), the Union Minister for Commerce and Railway, Piyush Goyal, said that media, judiciary, governments and schools all over the world need to collectively work for ensuring gender justice worldwide.
The Conference is titled ‘Ensuring Gender Justice – Role of Media, Judiciary, Govt. and the School’ and is organised by City Montessori School, Lucknow. He congratulated the founder of the City Montessori School, Dr Jagdish Gandhi, for raising a voice for gender equality.
Presidents, Prime Ministers, Speakers of Parliament, Minister of Justice and Journalists along with over 200 Chief Justices and Judges from 70 countries will attend the conference. Former Presidents of Trinidad & Tobago, former Prime Ministers of Haiti and Lesotho, Chief Justices and Judges along with eminent journalists and legal luminaries paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.
On this occasion, Convener of the International Media Conference and Founder-Manager of City Montessori School, Dr Jagdish Gandhi, said that man and woman are like two wings of the bird of humanity, and all need to join hands in strengthening these two wings. He added that only strong wings can lead the bird of humanity to new heights and ensure the welfare of all.
The welcome ceremony was held at the President’s House, where the dignitaries met President Ram Nath Kovind. Following that, the delegates departed for Lucknow to participate in the conference. During 8 – 12 November, they will deliberate on ways to safeguard the future of the world’s 2.5 billion children and the generations yet to be born.
Topics in the Conference range broadly from Article 51 of the Constitution of India to international terrorism, the global environment, gender equality, gender justice, and ways & means to secure the future of the children of the world from the impending threats of the third world war, nuclear holocaust, global warming and other natural disasters.