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Women (RE)shaping POWER

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European Parliament, 60 rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60

Building József Antall (JAN): meeting room 4Q2

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We are happy to announce that our second flagship Women’s Forum in Brussels is coming up with an opening event on 7 June 2018. This year’s edition, in recognition of the upcoming 2019 European elections will address the theme of “Women ReShaping Power”. We will be launching our campaign '50:50 Women for Europe, Europe for Women' to support women’s political empowerment. Join us for an impressive feminist line-up, lively debate and an informal drink afterwards!

This is a free event, but registration is compulsory.

Members of the European Women's Lobby who are attending the European Women's Forum as delegates, observers or working group members do NOT need to register via this form as we already have your details.

14.30 Registration

15.00 Welcome by European Women's Lobby President Edith Schratzberger-Vecsei

Keynote speeches by

Lecia Brooks, who leads the Southern Poverty Law Center’s outreach efforts on key initiatives and social justice issues. As outreach director, she frequently gives presentations around the United States and the world to promote tolerance and diversity. She also serves as director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Alabama, an interpretive center designed to provide visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial with a deeper understanding of the civil rights movement.

Minna Salami is a Nigerian, Finnish and Swedish writer, blogger and speaker. She is the founder of the feminist blog, MsAfropolitan, which connects feminism with contemporary culture from an Africa-centred perspective. Referred to as “one of the key feminist voices of our times”, Minna is listed alongside Angelina Jolie and Michelle Obama as one of ‘12 women changing the world‘ by ELLE Magazine. A rising public figure, she draws hundreds of thousands of yearly readers through her platform.

Statement delivered by the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani

15.30 Presentation of European Women's Lobby election campaign 2019

'50:50 Women for Europe, Europe for Women'

15.40 Round table moderated by Joanna Maycock, Secretary General European Women's Lobby, with representatives of the political parties

16.00-17.00 Reception and informal exchange with Members of the European Parliament and women’s rights organisations from across Europe


#WomenforEurope
@EuropeanWomen
www.womenlobby.org

Funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Commission.

Hosted by Maria Noichl, Member of the European Parliament.

Visuals by Egle Plytnikaite http://egle.plytnikaite.com/

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European Parliament, 60 rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60

Building József Antall (JAN): meeting room 4Q2

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