Month: July 2016

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is glad to announce that Hon. Alix Boyd Knights, Speaker of the House of Assembly of Dominica, will serve as WIP Country Ambassador for her country. Boyd Knights is Dominica’s longest serving Speaker of the Parliament. She was elected for the first time in 2000 and is currently […]

On the occasion of its ‘Homeland & Global Security Forum’, to be held in Brussels on 19-21 October, the Crans Montana Forum organises a special day of exchanges and reflexion, under the aegis of the African Women’s Forum, whose Honorary Committee is chaired by Ms Irina Bokova, General Director of UNESCO. This event will take place in the premises of the European Parliament on October 19. Women Heads of State and […]

Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Founder of WIP, has presented Honourable Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma with the WIP Award for Lifetime Achievement in Female Political Empowerment today, at the 3rd African Union High Level Panel on Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment, in Kigali. With this award, WIP wants to acknowledge the great achievements of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and her […]