Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, 14-15 November 2008

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli
Marlène Haas

Full member organisations

Organisation of Angolan Women, OMA Adélia Pires de Carvalho
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, MPLA Alice Paulina Dombolo
Women's Committee Maria Titizian
ARF Armenian Socialist Party Anahit Stepanian
Austrian Social Democratic Women Bettina Stadlbauer
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ Maria Jonas
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT
Women's Organisation Lorenza Santos Barbosa
Liberal Party of Colombia, PLC Griselda Janeth Restrepo
Karmen Peña
Women's Organisation of the Côte d'Ivoire Marie Odette Lorougnon
Popular Front, OFFPI Hué Lou Simone
Côte d'Ivoire Popular Front, FPI
CPDS Women's Organisation Epifania Avomo Biko
Convergence for Social Democracy, CPDS
Social Democratic Women in Finland Merja-Hannele Vuohelainen
Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP
Women's Department Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi
Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK
Secretariat for Gender Equality Martha Dalia Gastélum
Party of Democratic Revolution, PRD Hortensia Aragón
Nallely Hernández
Zaida Arias
Hilda Sánchez
National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI Beatriz Paredes
Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI Lourdes Quiñones
Esthela Ponce
Patricia Retamoza
Yolanda Rodríguez
Norwegian Labour Party Women Lise Christoffersen
Norwegian Labour Party, DNA
Women's Wing Fozia Behram
Pakistan People's Party, PPP
National Department of Socialist Women Maria Manuela Augusto
Socialist Party, PS
Secretariat for Equality Maribel Montaño
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE Soledad Cabezon
Candela Mora

Consultative member organisations

Ukrainian Roses Svitlana Kniazieva
Social Democratic Party of Ukraine, SDPU

Observer member organisations

A Just Russia Party Alla Kuzmina
Marina Dobrovolskaya
Marina Sazonova
National Union of Saharawi Women, UNMS Fatma el Mehdi
Polisario Front  

Guest organisations

Zapata Foundation Margarita Zapata
Ginette González
SIW Secretariat
  Janice Flower
Julia González




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The First Hundred Years

A Short History of Socialist International Women

By Irmtraut Karlsson

This book tells the history of the first one hundred years of the Socialist International Women