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Protected: Irina Gekht, new WIP Ambassador for Russia

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Irina Gekht, Member of Parliament of Russia, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for Russia. Irina Gekht has extensive experience in political and legislative work and is a member of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembl…

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Moving forward on maternal health in Europe

The Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL), under the patronage of the President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, has convened parliamentarians and other relevant stakeholders from across Europe at the European Parliament (June 20) in a high-level meeting on maternal health and refugee…

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WPL welcomes three new directors

Following the brand enhancement made public in February, the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) now announces the hiring of three new directors. The three new senior members will respectively be responsible for conferences and campaigns, partnerships and programmes. In making the announcemen…

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European Defence Roundtable by WPL and MSC

On April 25, 2017, the eve of the informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Malta,  the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) and the Munich Security Conference (MSC), co-hosted a high-level meeting on Defence and Security under the patronage of Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Pres…

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New network for women in power

As of today, the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) is the network where communities of women in political power positions are united. This constitutes an enhancement of the three-year-old Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP). WPL will boost the network’s possibilities to achieve re…

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WIP names Ahinara Bascuñana as Communications Director

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) announces today the hiring of Ahinara Bascuñana as Communications Director. Bascuñana is a Brussels-based Spanish journalist and communication specialist. Her multimedia journalism experience includes work as a reporter, producer, TV anchor, and moderator …

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