The Eurostep - one of the larges development network in Europe - at the General Assembly meeting in Slovenia, June 13th, 2008, has accepted NEWW-Poland as one of its member organizations.
Launch of the EU-CIS Gender Watch reports on Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Czech Rep and Hungary: Gender Equality in EU Developmental Aid
The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) announces its seventeenth annual Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in Krakow, Poland. Widely known for creating an intimate forum for lively but rigorous debate on critical issues of democratic life, the Institute offers an intensive program that is equivalent to a full semester of graduate study.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FELLOWSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO, FALL 2008 Call for Applications
An exciting educational and practice-oriented opportunity for a young practicing lawyer from Central Eastern Europe, the CIS, the Balkans, the Caucasus or the Central Asian Republics with a deep interest in domestic violence (primarily against women and children) legal issues who works with or in a Non-Governmental Organization concerned with domestic violence in her country. She must be committed to continue working in the family violence field in her country after completing the fellowship.
The Network of East-West Women organizes the training called: “New Instruments of the EU Development Policies and their monitoring in the Region of CEE/CIS”. The meeting will take place in Gdańsk, Poland, from September 17th till 19th, 2007.
NEWW-Poland would like to invite all NGOs interested in gender and development to the launch of the reports monitoring ENP finances that will take place in the Quaker House, Square Ambiorix 50, 1000 Brussels, on September 11th, 2007.
NEWW is proud to announce the launch of three Gender Watch Reports this week. Expert reports from three countries compare (from a gender perspective) old and new European financial instruments (ENP). Each of the three countries respectively represents a sub-region: Georgia (representing Caucasus), Ukraine (representing EU Neigbouring countries) and Tajikistan (representing Central Asia). The reports found that market reforms have had a much more severe impact on women in these sub-regions than on men.
Once our EFF website is available in Russian, women from Eastern Europe and former Soviet republic will have an easier access to it as well. The Russian version is an important tool to involve women from ‘the East’ in the EFF. That is why I’m asking you again if you know Russian translators (English to Russian).
The European “F” Forum builds an open and diverse dialogue, organizes an energetic space for talking about women, and will make change happen in Europe. It takes place on the web, and in real time connection. Don’t miss the European “F” Forum in Poland, 13-15 June 2008!
The Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Network of East-West Women and are pleased to announce a call for applications for the second Women’s Human Rights Training Institute, 2007-2009. The first WHRTI was held in 2004-2006.