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Program of the 15. BPW European Conference Zurich16
Sept. 30 2016 - Oct. 2 2016 - University of Zurich - adress and map here

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Saturday, October 1 • 11:00 - 12:30

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After the United Nations had been founded in 1945, IFBPW sprang into action and made its request for consultative status along with 32 organizations which was granted by ECOSOC in 1947. Esther Hymer went on to lobby for the establishment of a special body to prevent or eradicate all kinds of discrimination against women. This was granted and a sub-commission on the Status of Women was set up.  However, it could be possible to say that the roots of our advocacy efforts based upon the consultative status in the United Nations. And successful advocacy activities are important for our Organization to change with the times and gain strength.  



Workshop Speakers

Arzu Öyzol

Vice President UN, BPW International
Arzu Özyol graduated from Middle East Technical University in 1983 and received her MBA degree from İstanbul Bilgi University in 2002. In May 2013, she completed her PHD studies in Bioethic Environmental Politics. During her PhD studies, she attended two courses on Global Energy... Read More →

Saturday October 1, 2016 11:00 - 12:30 CEST