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WIP study on the use of social media by female politicians

WIP presented the preliminary report of the WIP-Facebook study on the use of social media by female Parliamentarians during the WIP Global Summit 2016 in Jordan. This first analysis, elaborated by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, was discussed dur…

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Inaugural Meeting of the WIP Executive Board

The newly established Executive Board of the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) met for the first time during the WIP Global Summit in Amman, Jordan, on Thursday 5th May. In attendance were Ms Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, Member of Parliament for Iceland and Chair of the Executive Board, Ms Sil…

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His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan supports WIP

WIP is honoured that His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan has announced his patronage of the WIP Global Summit 2016 in Jordan. The Summit will bring together more than 400 female Parliamentarians from around the globe, and is indeed the first conference of its kind in the MENA region. We are also …

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WIP names Zedník as CEO

Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Founder and Chairperson of the Women In Parliaments Global Forum (WIP), announced today the hiring of Rick Zedník as Chief Executive Officer. Zedník has a career spanning more than two decades in media management, most recently as CEO of, the leading pan-European me…

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WIP announces its new Executive Board

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is pleased to announce its Executive Board, a new body within the network’s executive that will provide guidance for all WIP activities. Members of the Board are dedicated, senior and influential politicians, coming from different continents and different …

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