Month: November 2014

On 19 November, WIP joined ‘A World at School’, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi, and hundreds of schoolchildren to launch the global campaign #UpForSchool in London. The event “Our Future, Our Rights” was introduced by Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, who claimed […]

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) hosted the “APEC Women Leaders Lunch” on 9 November, in Beijing. This event was organised on the occasion of the APEC CEO Summit 2014, with the aim to strengthen the network between high-level women leaders across the Asia Pacific. Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile, was […]

WIP is a lead partner in the global campaign #UpForSchool, a call to action to demonstrate the public support for universal primary education. This petition aims to push child rights higher up the international agenda and to drive changes in national legislations, in order to meet the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of […]