Athens, Greece, 28 and 29 June 2011

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli
  (SIW President)
  Marlène Haas
  (SIW Secretary General)

Full member organisations

ARMENIA
Women’s Committee Alis Abroyan
ARF Armenian Socialist Party  
AUSTRIA
Austrian Social Democratic Women Barbara Prammer
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ (SIW Vice-President)
  Petra Rund
BRAZIL
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT (SIW Vice-President)
  Salete Roszkowski
BULGARIA
Social Democratic Women's Confederation Svetlina Lukanova Yolcheva
Bulgarian Social Democrats, PBSD  
CAMEROON
Social Democratic Front, SDF Chantal Kambiwa
  (SIW Vice-President)
CROATIA
Social Democratic Women's Forum Dunja Spoljar
Social Democratic Party, SDP  
DENMARK
Commission for Equality Kirsten Johannsen
Social Democratic Party  
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Dominican Federation of Social Democratic Women, Janet Camilo
FEDOMUSDE Altagracia Tavarez
Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD  
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
CPDS Women’s Organisation Epifania Avomo Biko
Convergence for Social Democracy, CPDS  
GREAT BRITIAN
Labour Party Women Harriet Harman
The Labour Party Isabel Owen
  Alice Macdonald
GREECE
Women's Department Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi
Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK (SIW Vice-President)
  Anna Karamanou
  Fotini Sianou
  Maria Stratigaki
   
  Sofia Kanta
  Efi Bekou
  Christina Papanikolaou
HUNGARY
Women's Section Alexandra Dobolyi
Hungarian Socialist Party, MSzP  
ITALY
Women's Commission Rita Cinti Luciani
Italian Socialist Party, PSI  
MAURITANIA
Women's Organisation Nana Mint Cheikhna
Assembly of Democratic Forces, RFD  
MOROCCO
National Secretariat for Women Ouafa Hajji
Socialist Union of Popular Forces, USFP  
NETHERLANDS
Women in the PvdA Marije Laffeber
Labour Party, PvdA Marja Bijl
NORWAY
Women's Network Lise Christoffersen
Norwegian Labour Party, DNA (SIW Vice-President)
  Mari Aaby West
PAKISTAN
Women's Wing Shazia Marri
Pakistan People's Party, PPP  
SLOVENIA
Women's Forum Sonja Lokar
Social Democrats, SD  
SPAIN
Secretariat for Equality Candela Mora
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE  

Consultative member organisations

CYPRUS
Women's Organisation Fazilet Ozdenefe
Republican Turkish Party, CTP Zühre Civa
PALESTINE
Fatah Salwa Kayed Mousa Hideeb

Observer member organisations

KYRGYZSTAN
Ata Meken Gulner Dzhurabaeva
PALESTINE
Palestinian National Initiative, PNI Bahia Amra
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
A Just Russia Party Nataliya Velikaya
TURKEY
Central Women's Branch Büsra Ersanli
Peace and Democracy Party, BDP  
WESTERN SAHARA
National Union of Saharawi Women, UNMS Suelma Emhamed Beiruk
Polisario Front  

Associated member organisations

PES WOMEN
Party of European Socialist, PES Lesia Radelicki

Guest Organisations

IRAN
Kurdistan Democratic Women Union Golaleh Sharafkandi
Kurdistan Democratic Party, KDP-I Shehin Zadeahmad
ITALY
Democratic Party, PD Francesca D'Ulisse

Individual Guests

EGYPT
Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights Mona Makram-Ebeid
GREECE
Interior Ministry, Government of Greece Maria Stratigaki

 

SIW Secretariat
  Janice Flower
  Valérie Pierrès

 

 

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