Month: May 2014

20 years after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, the Republic of Rwanda is the only country in the world with a majority of women in the Parliament (64% of MPs). Female Parliamentarians from more than 30 countries (Algeria, Argentina, Burkina Faso, Chad, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Spain, […]

– English & Spanish versions as PDF below – The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) meets in Sao Paulo (Brazil) for its WIP Latin America Reunion 2014 Female Parliamentarians from Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Venezuela will address the economic and social concerns for the region and the specific role of […]

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) will meet for the first time in Latin America the next 25 and 26 May in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Female Parliamentarians from 7 different Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Venezuela) will gather to discuss about their role in the social and economic challenges […]

Rebeca Grynspan es, desde el pasado mes de febrero, Secretaria General Iberoamericana y miembro del Consejo Asesor de WIP. La economista y ex política costarricense concede esta entrevista unos días antes de la Reunión WIP Latinoamérica 2014, que reunirá mujeres parlamentarias de la región para discutir su impacto en la economía y la sociedad. Durante […]

On Tuesday, 6 May 2014, the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) participated in the informal talk “The Value of Networks” within the programme of the OECD Forum 2014 in Paris. Do we need women-only networks? Which are the characteristics of a useful network? Do men need to be involved? Some of these questions were discussed during this engaging conversation […]

On Tuesday 6 May, the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) will participate in the conference “The value of networks”, within the programme of the OECD Forum 2014 in Paris. One of the missions of WIP is to advance society by building a network between female members of Parliament, as we believe that the exchange of experiences […]