Category: Event Update

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) in cooperation with the House of Representatives of Jordan will host the WIP Global Summit under the Dome of Jordan’s Parliament on 4-6 May 2016. This Summit, co-organised with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Council of Women World Leaders, will be first of its kind to […]

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) participated in the African Union Gender Pre-Summit on January 17-21, 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Summit was organized by the African Union Commission Directorate of Women, Gender and Development, the Gender is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC), and AU partners, under the Presidency of H.E Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini […]

With the collaboration of national Parliaments and International Institutions, WIP has set up a great programme for 2016, including meetings in Amman, Paris and Washington D.C. Please save the dates in your agenda! WIP Global Summit 2016, 4-5 May; Amman, Jordan WIP, the Parliament of Jordan and the OECD will co-host the WIP Global Summit 2016 in the Plenary of the Jordanian […]

Despite calls from the international community, women still remain remarkably absent from the negotiation talks. The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) have developed a programme to facilitate the participation of female Parliamentarians in high-level global fora, with the support of USAID. The purpose of this project is to […]

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) organised a breakfast meeting with female leaders of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly on the 8th of December 2015, at the European Parliament. This meeting was co-hosted by Louis Michel, Member of the European Parliament, Co-President of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly and former EU Commissioner for Development […]

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) aims to strengthen the network between high-level women leaders across the Asia Pacific. During the APEC Summit  in Manila, Philippines, WIP hosted once more, with the support of Merck, a select group of female leaders from business and politics, participating in the APEC Summit. The President of the Republic of […]

On 12 November 2015, the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP), in cooperation with the World Bank Group Brussels office, hosted a round table lunchtime discussion on the findings of the World Bank Group flagship report “Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal”. Speakers included Heidi Hautala, Member of the European Parliament and […]

The flagship event of the Thomson Reuters Foundation – Trust Women conference – will be held on 17-18 November in London. This conference is committed to find real solutions to empower women and to fight slavery worldwide. This annual event brings together 600 delegates from around the world at the highest level from global corporations, […]