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LATVIAN PRIME MINISTER CALLS FOR GREATER FEMALE LEADERSHIP IN EUROPE

The Latvian Prime Minister has called for greater female leadership in Europe, at today’s EU Women Caucus’ meeting in the European Parliament. During the session “Lessons from Latvia: Women in Leadership”, hosted by the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) and the Latvian Presidency of the Counci…

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Latvian Prime Minister calls for greater female leadership in Europe

The Latvian Prime Minister has called for greater female leadership in Europe, at today’s EU Women Caucus’ meeting in the European Parliament. During the session “Lessons from Latvia: Women in Leadership”, hosted by the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) and the Latvian Presidency of the Counci…

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WIP Study: “The Female Political Career”

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum will present the World Bank / WIP Study “The Female Political Career” next 22 January during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 in Davos. This study reflects survey results from 84 countries around the world designed to understand the hurdles women fac…

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“Lessons from Latvia: Women in Leadership”

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum, together with the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will host the EU Women Caucus’ event “Lessons from Latvia: Women in Leadership”, next 14 January, at the European Parliament (Strasbourg, France). Laimdota Straujuma, Latvian Prime Minis…

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WIP AND THE ITALIAN PRESIDENCY LAUNCH THE EU WOMEN CAUCUS

WIP and the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union launched the EU Women Caucus, on 2 December. The members of the EU Women Caucus are female EU Commissioners, Members of the European Parliament, female Permanent Representatives of EU Countries, and female Director Generals of the E…

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WIP Conferences 2015

With the collaboration of national Parliaments and International Institutions, WIP has set up a great programme for 2015, including meetings in Addis Ababa, Paris, Baku and Jerusalem. Please save the dates in your agenda! WIP Annual Summit 2015, 23-25 March, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia All female Parliame…

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Launch of the #UpForSchool Campaign in London

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…

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APEC Women Leaders Lunch in Beijing

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, Presi…

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#UpForSchool Campaign: Become the WIP Champion for Education

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 …

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