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 Parliamentarians are invited to join the WIP Annual Summit 2015 “New Leadership for Global Challenges” that will be held at the HQ of the African Union in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), from 23-25 March. Key-topics of the 2015 global agenda will be addressed during the conference: Renewed development commitments under the Post-2015 Agenda and strategies to achieve gender equality, on the 20th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration.
WIP at the OECD Parliamentary Days, 25- 27 February, Paris, France
WIP will join the OECD Global Parliamentary Network and the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Paris. The 3rd OECD Parliamentary Days will focus on topics such as rethinking development finance, building the low carbon economy and women’s leadership in public life.
WIP at World Bank Spring Meeting, April 2015, Washington D.C, US
The Women in Parliaments Global Forum will join the World Bank / IMF Spring Meeting in Washington. After the successful participation of the WIP Delegates in the Annual Meeting 2014, WIP will gather again in Washington to continue the discussion on international finance and development with senior experts of these institutions.
WIP Conference in Azerbaijan, 27-30 April, Baku, Azerbaijan
In cooperation with the Nizami Ganjavi International Center and the Club de Madrid High Level Initiative, WIP is organising a high-level conference dedicated to the topic: “Rebuilding Trust in a Wider Europe” on 27-29 April in Baku, Azerbaijan. The conference will be followed by a day of WIP exclusive meetings in the Parliament of Azerbaijan.
WIP Conference in Israel, 2-4 June, Jerusalem, Israel
Women play important roles in many democracies. However, women’s potential is dramatically ignored in peace negotiations and reconciliation processes. The UN Resolution 1325 calls for a change: women should be the active agents of peace. WIP is co-hosting the conference “Democratization and Hope – Women in Politics” with the Parliament of Israel.