Social Inclusion of Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Migrants from the Gender Perspective

PREPARATION AND CONSULTATION MEETING  "Social Inclusion of Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Migrants from the Gender Perspective" 9th November 2017- Haus am Dom Frankfurt am Main, Germany Women`s Development Summit, under the theme of "Social Integration of Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Migrants from the Gender Perspective", gathered academics, activists and representatives of civil society …

Women´s Development Summit

Women´s Development Summit Gender Equality for Development & Peace What is Women´s Development Summit? The Women´s Development Summit (formerly Istanbul Summit) is an international, non-governmental, multi-sector forum, which aims to gather stakeholders from every quarter of the international community to discuss the Global Agenda in a gen- der sensitive approach.The Summit provides a setting for …

The Istanbul Summit 2016: “Reconsidering Gender Equality and Peaceful Societies”

The Istanbul Summit 2016 Reconsidering Gender Equality and Peaceful Societies was held in Bangkok on 7-8 May by Journalists and Writers Foundation’s Women’s Platform, in partnership with the Thailand Achievement Institute, African Union and Mahidol University by the National Institute for Child and Family Development to discuss global problems facing women and possible solutions under …

Istanbul Summit Gathers Women to Discuss Humanitarian Action

Women from all over the world gathered in Istanbul on May 9-10, 2015, to discuss humanitarian action from a gender-sensitive perspective.

Women’s Empowerment Key for Development, Istanbul Summit Concludes

An international summit in Istanbul, titled “Women’s Perspective on the Post-2015 Development Agenda,” has called for women’s empowerment as a condition for sustainable development. The summit was held in Istanbul on May 31 – June 1, 2014.

UN Official Praises Istanbul Summit, Prioritizes Women’s Rights

In a recent video message, Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commended JWF for organizing the Istanbul Summit, an event that features women’s perspectives on the UN’s post-2015 development agenda.

Istanbul Summit and Peace Projects Presented in New York

A reception was held by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) in New York on September 30, 2013, to promote its two international projects, the Istanbul Summit and Peace Projects.