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  • Register now also for the BPW Belgium Reception and Dinner.

    BPW Belgium is pleased to invite all BPW members to a reception and dinner. We will welcome Sabine de Béthune, a Flemish politician women; she has been President of the belgian Sénat.

    Click here to register

  • BPW Europe Leadership Summit  (for information and registration see EVENTS)

    We are please to announce, that Eugene Perma and D 'Or international will sponsor our next meeting in Brussels.

  • Register now also for the Presidents' Dinner. Guests are welcome!

    Presidents are invited by BPW Europe, however we will glad to welcome other BPW members and their guests (men and women)

    Click here to register

  • On behalf of ECC team, congratulations to The National President Henrike Von Platen !

  • We are pleased to call for nominations for the next CSW (Commission on Status of Women) which will be held in New York in March 2015. 

    This is a great opportunity to get some international insights, and a strong moment for ADVOCACY WITH GOVERNMENTS & UNITES NATIONS AGENCIES. PLEASE VISIT THE BPW INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE FOR NOMINATION FORM BEFORE DECEMBER 20TH. You may also be part of your own national delegation (with other women organizations) - ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT TO APPLY. The more we are, the more we will advance women in the workplace !

    http://bpw-international.org/csw

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    We believe that the voice of the BPW  Europe needs to rise high  and strong  in  the institutional bodies, in the field of gender equality.

     

  • Equal Pay Days Dates 2015 in Europe (Click here)

     

    The Equal Pay Day (EPD) presents one, next to demanding more women in leadership positions, of the core activities and campaigns of BPW Europe. Please find in this report information on the various EPD activities across Europe as well as information on the undertakings of the European Commission.

    Click here  to read the interesting synthesis made by Katinka Brose from BPW Germany, who kindly offered to consolidated all the events and actions that BPW Federations/Clubs  have organized in Europe in 2015.

  • The Eurasian Women's Forum  will be held on 24-25 of September 2015 in the city of Saint-Petersburg (Russia) at the Tavricheskiy Palace. The Forum is organized by the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and by the Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of independent states. 
    To read in Russian click here

  • EWL will be organising its first webinar on 19 June,

    following advice from BPW members on communicating with members during the leadership summiton 7-8 May 2015.
    For more information please write to Amélie Leclercq , BPW Europe Representative at EWL. amelie.leclercq@wanadoo.fr

  • Dear Young BPW Representatives,

    it is the time of the year for the applications of La Spezia Award!

    Please follow the below link for all the information and forward this email to all your members.

     

    http://www.fidapanordovest.it/la_spezia/

  • 02 April 2015

    BPW Valletta, Malta:

    Watch this fantastic Video about the BPW (Valletta) Malta Careers Day 2015 on the 5th March at Verdala Castle.

     

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    24 March 2015

          From words to actions !

           A message from the European   Women's Lobby

           for #Beijing20

           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmbt6f6WB1U

     

     

    16 March 2015

    BPW Malta "Women Careers Day" on March 5th

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    13 March 2015

    An interesting project  of BPW Bremen - Germany on BPW Young  

    Read more

                            

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  • 02 April 2015

    BPW Valletta, Malta:

    Watch this fantastic Video about the BPW (Valletta) Malta Careers Day 2015 on the 5th March at Verdala Castle.

     

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    24 March 2015

           From words to actions !

           A message from the European   Women's Lobby

           for #Beijing20

           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmbt6f6WB1U


    16 March 2015

     BPW Malta "Women Careers Day" on March 5th

    Read more 

     


    13 March 2015

     An interesting project  of BPW Bremen - Germany on BPW Young  

    Read more

  • Enjoy your reading  of the Newsletter (Click here)

     

    Enjoy the Photogalleries of Leadership Summit 2015 and Presidents Meeting. (Click here)

     

    Review the Speakers Presentations (Click here)

  • Read the updated Agenda here

     

  • Dear BPW Presidents of the Region Europe, BPW Europe is reinforcing its visibility  towards the European Institutions. In this regard, we have sent a letter to the new Commissioners, to congratulate them, present BPW, and urge them to push our key topics for gender equality in the workplace.
    You will find attached the standard letter which has been adpated for each commissioner.
    (Click here)
    Thanks to Susanna Binder who volonteered to lead this work. Feel free to use it for your own advocacy actions.
    Best regards,
    Karin

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    An excellent news from Miette Dechelle:

     

     

     

     Good afternoon
    I have started a radio programme on Astute Radio (UK based online Radio) on 'Women in EU politics' since June 2015.

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    May 2013   

    News from Brussels 2013

     

    March 2013

    New from Latvija-Riga

    20th anniversary

     

    January  2013

    With great joy, we are proud to announce that the member of BPW Finland Liisa Kiianlinna, former Judge of Kuopio Administrative Court , has received the GUSI PEACE,  a  prize  that  Philippines  assign to those who contribute, in excellent way, to  Social Justice  and humanitarian laws . Our most beautiful congratulations!

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    A good News for the BPW Young of the world!

    A prize for excellent professional performance

    http://bpw-international.org/young-bpw-news/1851-young-bpw-international-prize-for-excellent-professional-performance

     

    A letter to remember the scientist Rita Levi Montalcini

     

     December 2012

     Christmas

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    Dear European Presidents of Federations and associated  Clubs

    Our International  President  Yasmin DARWICH  asked all the Regional Coordinators for interest  the Presidents of the Federations and Clubs in order to propose some names of expert Members  available  to take part in the Standing Committees and taskforces, with the aim to have one member from each Region in every international Committee and task force.

    So each Chair of the Committee and Task Force will be able to choose from a wider composition of names.

     

    Therefore  we please you  :

    • to spread this opportunity  among the Members
    • to collect  the related demands of appointment , to be expressed   through the attached form
    • to send these demands to the Regional Coordinator  Karin Raguin  and to me  (for information)
    • to  insert in the  following sheet the name and the email address of each member interested in appointment.

     

    We  waiting for your kind response, as soon as possible and, in any case,  not later than the current month of October.

    On behalf of our Regional Coordinator Karin Raguin thank you so much in advance for your precious cooperation .

     

    Download Application Form here  |  See Chart of Standing Committees and Taskforces here

  • Dear BPW Presidents of the region Europe,
    We are pleased to annonce that OUR TRADITIONAL BRUSSELS MEETING will be held on May 2015 with 2 key moments.  For more details, please look at Events http://www.bpw-europe.org/events-3

     

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    More videos here

  • The International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International) is an influential international network of business and professional women from over 100 countries in 5 continents with Consultative Status at ECOSOC/United Nations.  Founded in 1930, BPW International has advocated for workplace equality, the right to vote, equal pay and represents women in the economy and women in leadership, power and decision making roles.  

  • BPW Germany launched a Wiki on equal pay and the Equal Pay Day, which can be accessed via www.equalpay.wiki

  • BPW Europe is supporting Women on Boards and the targeted objectives for Advisory Boards

     May 2013

    Presentations from Networking Forum 3 May 2013:

     

    EWL Cecile Greboval

    Rosalinde van der Vlies, DG Justice

     

    April 2013

    BPW Presentation for Women on Boards created by BPW Legislation Standing Committee

     Presentation from Legislation Standing Committee

     

    February 2013

    Support of Quota Legislation from European  Commission  

    The letter of European Coordinator to Viviane Reding  

     

    BPW Switzerland

    Why BPW Switzerland decided for the introduction of quotas for the number of women on boards of directors

     

    BPW Estonia

    BPW Estonia hosted  an international Conference  "Estonia's Unrealized Opportunity" to investigate whether the gender balance of women and men in society  affects the livelihood of individuals ,businesses  and the state.

     

    BPW Young

    The support of BPW Young  of  the quotas

     

     


    January 2013

    The introduction of quotas systems for women represents a qualitative  jump into a policy of exact goals and means. This site allows us to have a broad overview of the quotas issue.

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  • To celebrate the BPW CUP 10.th Anniversary, La Spezia Club and Jury members have decided to give BPW Europe YOUNG members a  significant and very special acknoledgment. In fact  the award has been opened to two YOUNG members: one from BPW Italy and one from the relevant BPW Europe Affiliate.

  • The 2nd Young BPW Symposium has successfully taken place in Tallinn between the 12th and 14th December 2014. The participants at the Symposium came from all over Europe and enjoyed a really tense but fruitful program.


    The umbrella theme of the Symposium was “Leaders of the Future” and the participants had a chance to listen to inspiring speeches and take part in leadership workshops in order to get the opportunity to reach their full potential in this respect.  Read newsletter here.