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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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Rose Marie J. Arenas, new WIP Ambassadors for the Philippines

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Rose Marie J. Arenas, Member of Parliament of the Philippines, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Rose Marie J. Arenas has an enduring advocacy for women, children and migrant workers. She is a philanthropist, …

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Justyne Caruana, new WIP Ambassador for Malta

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Justyne Caruana, Member of Parliament of Malta, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Caruana has served as Malta’s Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing since April…

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Anoma Gamage, new WIP Ambassador for Sri Lanka

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Anoma Gamage, Member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Anoma Gamage became a Member of the Parliament in 2010. She was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture in January…

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Esabelle Dingizian, new WIP Ambassador for Sweden

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Esabelle Dingizian, Third Deputy Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Esabelle Dingizian was appointed Third Deputy Speaker of the Riksdag in September 2014.  She was elected as a …

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Jess Phillips, new WIP Ambassador for the UK

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Jess Phillips, Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, will serve as a WIP Amassador for her country. Jess Phillips has committed her life to improving the lives of others, especially the most vulnerable, and spent …

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97% of female MPs want a woman as next UN Secretary General

In the coming days, the General Assembly of the United Nations will appoint the next UN Secretary General. The process has been more transparent than ever before, enabling a more open competition between several candidates. Since the creation of the United Nations in 1945, all Secretary Generals hav…

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Loren Legarda, New WIP Ambassador for the Philippines

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Loren Legarda, Member of the Senate of the Philippines, will serve as a WIP Amassador for her country. Senator Legarda was first elected in 1998, now on her third term as senator, she chairs the Committees on Finance, Clima…

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Anna Maria Anders, New WIP Ambassador for Poland

The Women in Parliament Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Anna Maria Anders, Secretary of State in the Office of Prime Minister of Poland, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Ms Anna Maria Anders was appointed to the position of Secretary of State in the Office of the P…

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Yōko Kamikawa, new WIP Ambassador for Japan

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that the Honourable Yōko Kamikawa, Member of Parliament, Japan, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Honourble Kamikawa was first elected in the year 2000, and since has served as the Minister of State for Gender Equalit…

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Dr. Nurhayati Ali Assegaf, new WIP Ambassador for Indonesia

WIP is delighted to announce that Dr. Nurhayati Ali Assegaf, Member of Parliament for Indonesia, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Dr Assegaf is the current Chairperson of the Committee for Inter Parliamentary Cooperation in the House of Representatives of Indonesia. She is also Member…

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