Women and Peace

Women and Peace





























Women and Peace: Women’s voices on democracy, gender equality and global social justice

Date: Wednesday 30 November 2011, 09.30-12.30
Venue: ASP 1G2

09.30-09.40 Opening and welcome
Ilda Figueiredo, GUE/NGL coordinator in the European Parliament Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Mikael Gustafsson, President of the European Parliament Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

09.40-10.00 Women’s struggle in Palestinian refugee camps
Introduced by Ilda Figueiredo, (GUE/NGL)
Leila El Ali, Association Najdeh, Beirut, Lebanon

10.00-10.20 Women’s empowerment on areas related to military conflict and war
Introduced by Mikael Gustafsson (GUE/NGL)
Boriana Jönsson, Responsible of IFE-EFI working group on “Peace, violence and security”, Amman, Jordan

10.20-10.40 Women’s struggle in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – FYRoM
Introduced by Kartika Liotard (GUE/NGL MEP)
Gjuner Nebiu, President of the Women’s Citizens’ Initiative ANTIKO, Skopje, FYRoM

10.40-11.00 Women’s struggle in Tunisia
Introduced by Cornelia Ernst (GUE/NGL MEP)
Anissa Saidi, L’Association Tunisienne des Femmes Démocrates, Tunis, Tunisia

11.00-11.20 Women’s struggle in Western Sahara
Introduced by Willy Meyer (GUE/NGL MEP)
Sultana Khaya, Vice-President of Forum for the Future of Sahrawi Women and member of the Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations

11.20-12.20 Discussion, contributions from the floor

12.20-12.30 Conclusions
Ilda Figueiredo (GUE/NGL MEP) and Mikael Gustafsson (GUE/NGL MEP)

12.30 Sandwich lunch



Gianfranco BATTISTINI: +32 475 64 66 28

Azadeh JAFARI:   [email protected]