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Female leaders from international organizations confirm participation in Forum Female leaders from international organizations confirm participation in Forum
20.07.2018

A list of key speakers for the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum has been published on the event’s official website. The Forum is set to take place in St. Petersburg on 19–21 September 2018.

Yohana Yembise to participate in EAWF Yohana Yembise to participate in EAWF
20.07.2018

Yohana Susana Yembise is the Minister of Women Empowerment and Children Protection of Indonesia. Being a Papua native, she also puts a special emphasis on the empowerment of women of the native country. The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum invited Yohana Yembise to participate. We studied the foreign media to learn more about this politician and introduce her to our readers.

New PACE President New PACE President
19.07.2018

On 25 June Liliane Maury Pasquier was elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Ms. Pasquier was invited to the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum to participate in the inter-parliamentary dialogue ‘Women for Sustainable Development of the Global World’.

Vanessa Hall Teaches Trust Vanessa Hall Teaches Trust
18.07.2018

Trust is difficult to gain and keep. But trust also is what makes the relationship between people, organizations and even states strong and inviolable. Vanessa Hall, founder of the International Movement of Trust consulting agency, teaches people to trust and help each other, thereby contributing to the peace building process. The Second Eurasian Women's Forum invited Vanessa Hall to participate. We studied the foreign media to learn more about Mrs Hall and introduce her to our readers.

Fatma Samoura to attend Second Eurasian Women’s Forum Fatma Samoura to attend Second Eurasian Women’s Forum
12.07.2018

Chair of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko met with Secretary General of FIFA Fatma Samoura, who confirmed her attendance at the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum. Matviyenko noted that the work done by Russia together with FIFA in the run-up to and during the World Cup has set the standard for future sporting events.

The Second EAWF to Present Best Volunteer Programmes in Russia The Second EAWF to Present Best Volunteer Programmes in Russia
12.07.2018

The term for innovative projects submission for the Volunteering Marathon was extended until 15 August 2018. This decision was made by the organizing committee of the contest.

Delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Participate in the Second EAWF Delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Participate in the Second EAWF
05.07.2018

Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Galina Karelova discussed the participation of the delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain led by Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa in the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum.

Mathematics: New Opportunities for Women Mathematics: New Opportunities for Women
27.06.2018

Why is it important for every woman to learn mathematics? This science allows to organize one’s thinking and build clear plans, both in business and in household. In the age of digitalization, mathematics provides women with new opportunities to realize their full potential in various fields. Nataliia Kiseleva, math teacher at the School 1409 in Moscow, spoke about it. Nataliia is on the top-50 list of Global Teacher Prize professional international contest and the head of the Equal Opportunitie...

The business programme of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum has been released The business programme of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum has been released
22.06.2018

The business programme of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum, which will be held on 20–21 September 2018, has been published on the summit’s official website. Tavrichesky Palace will serve as the forum’s main venue. The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum is organised by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The Roscongress Foundation will serve as the operator of the ...

The Representative of the EAWF Working Group Became an Observer at the We-Fi Fund The Representative of the EAWF Working Group Became an Observer at the We-Fi Fund
21.06.2018

A member of the Organizing Committee of the Eurasian Women's Forum, Nadiya Cherkasova, has become a member of the Supervisory Board of the We-Fi, Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative and a special group of women's entrepreneurship leaders (We-Fi Leadership Champions).

The Girls Will Set a World Record in Mental Math at The Second EAWF The Girls Will Set a World Record in Mental Math at The Second EAWF
20.06.2018

On the opening day of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum about 200 girls, participants of the unique UCMAS championship in mental math from Russia, Europe and CIS countries will compete in performing the most complicated math operations mentally. The International Academy UCMAS is the organizer of the event.

Motivational Journalism Serves Peace and Creativity Motivational Journalism Serves Peace and Creativity
15.06.2018

The progress towards social innovation for safe, just and sustainable future underpins the collective Sustainable Development Plan 2030, which includes 17 global goals adopted by United Nations Member States: from the eradication of poverty to the rule of law. This was stated by David Chikvaidze, Chef de Cabinet of the Director-General of United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, opening the International Conference SOCIAL INNOVATIONS #INFOCUS, which gathered participants from 26 countries.

The Preparation for the Second EWF Discussed in St. Petersburg The Preparation for the Second EWF Discussed in St. Petersburg
15.06.2018

The first meeting of the Government work group led by the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko on the hosting and preparation of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum was held on 13 June 2018. Representatives of public authorities of the Russian Federation and St. Petersburg, as well as leaders of organizauions took part in the meeting.

EWF: Women Form the Communication Space EWF: Women Form the Communication Space
13.06.2018

Women leaders as creators of constructive and humanistic change are meant to become the catalyst for positive process and cooperation in the context of a new global crisis. That, together with women’s empowerment in solving the world’s global problems, will be the topic for discussion of the participants of the SOCIAL INNOVATIONS #INFOCUS International Conference in Geneva (Switzerland), held prior to the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Organizing Committee of EWF Public Recognition Award Receives First Suggestions Organizing Committee of EWF Public Recognition Award Receives First Suggestions
07.06.2018

The Organizing Committee of the 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum received the first suggestions for nominees of the Public Recognition Award 2018. Traditionally, the EWF prize is awarded to outstanding women of Russia and the world for achievements in various fields of activity and contribution to social progress.

Women's financial literacy is a factor of financial well-being Women's financial literacy is a factor of financial well-being
05.06.2018

The subject of women's financial literacy will be discussed at one of the sessions of the forthcoming II Eurasian Women's Forum in September in St. Petersburg, organized with the participation of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and the World Bank.

G(irls)20 Summit: Girls for International Cooperation G(irls)20 Summit: Girls for International Cooperation
04.06.2018

Sevil Daminova, graduate of the IGUMO (The Institute for the Humanities and Information Technologies) Department of Foreign Languages may turn to become a delegate to the 9th Annual Women’s Conference G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina. In October, the Global Summit in Buenos Aires, timed to coincide with the events of the G20, will once again welcome female delegates between the ages of 18 and 23 with excellent knowledge of English. They will come from the G20 countries, the European...

Franchising: Women's Entrepreneurship Development Tool Franchising: Women's Entrepreneurship Development Tool
01.06.2018

The World Franchise Forum opened in the World Trade Centre and IEC Expocentre as part of the Moscow Entrepreneurship Week. The Forum programme includes more than 40 business events on relevant topics of franchising development in various sectors of the economy. The Roscongress Foundation and the Russian Franchise Association are the organizers of the Forum.

Women’s Global Initiatives on Saving the Planet Women’s Global Initiatives on Saving the Planet
30.05.2018

One of the strategic topics of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum in St. Petersburg will be discussed at Women for Energy of the Future session. It will focus on the possibilities of integrating women’s efforts in providing for environmental safety and natural resources management.

RAS to Tell about Women Scientists of Russia at the Eurasian Women’s Forum RAS to Tell about Women Scientists of Russia at the Eurasian Women’s Forum
25.05.2018

The Russian Academy of Sciences presented new research on the role of women in the development of science and country’s public life. Since the information about women scientists of the 19th and 20th centuries is rarely found in scientific works, textbooks and periodicals, RAS considers the appeal to their life paths and achievements extremely necessary for understanding the course of progressive development of Russia as a whole.

Women and Charity Without Borders Women and Charity Without Borders
22.05.2018

An open discussion titled Women and Charity Without Borders. International Cooperation will take place on the 21 September 2018 during the second Eurasian Women’s Forum. Leaders of social organizations and charity funds, women leaders from different regions of Russia and worldwide are invited to attend.

Information for Peace and Sustainable Development Information for Peace and Sustainable Development
21.05.2018

Information has become one of major resources in a global world. Not a single social transformation, nor political programme can be implemented without information flow management. Women’s movement both in Russia and worldwide has been locked within an information vacuum for years. The media choose to set the agenda in traditional ways prioritizing sensations, conflicts and recently all the more – entertainment.

Sonia Gandhi to Visit the Second EAWF in St. Petersburg Sonia Gandhi to Visit the Second EAWF in St. Petersburg
18.05.2018

One of the world's most influential politicians, parliamentary chairperson of the prominent Indian National Congress party , Sonia Gandhi confirmed her participation in the Second Eurasian Women's Forum. International dialogue aimed at elevating women's role in politics, economy and social sphere will take place in St. Petersburg in September.

Leaders of women business communities to discuss successful models Leaders of women business communities to discuss successful models
15.05.2018

The international forum ‘Increasing the Contribution of Women to Economic Growth and Prosperity: Creating an Enabling Environment’, which will start on 23 May in St. Petersburg, will serve as another discussion platform that can identify the necessary conditions for creating a favourable policy and business climate for women entrepreneurs. It was initiated by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Women’s Business Development Committee of OPORA Russia, and th...

Dialogue Between Women Franchising Leaders at the Eurasian Women's Forum Dialogue Between Women Franchising Leaders at the Eurasian Women's Forum
28.04.2018

"Today, franchising is an essential tool in building a more perfect economic model that aims to achieve growth and positive dynamics in establishing small and medium-sized businesses. Innovative technologies in franchising predicate significant stages in the development of a country's economy, its present and future, and meet tactical and strategic tasks," said Agnessa Osipova.

Health Festival at the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum Health Festival at the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum
23.04.2018

The Health Festival “Women of the world for a healthy lifestyle” will be held as part of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum. The idea was put forward by the celebrated figure skater Irina Slutskaya, world and European champion and Olympic medalist, who is now a deputy of the Moscow Region Duma. She is convinced that, if united, women throughout the world will be able to improve public health and motivate other people to choose a healthy lifestyle.    

EWF to Give New Impulse to the Development of Women’s Entrepreneurship EWF to Give New Impulse to the Development of Women’s Entrepreneurship
05.04.2018

Galina Karelova, Deputy Chairperson of the Council of the Federation, participated in the opening of the XXI Russian contests held by the Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Russia. “Women’s business will become more effective with raised awareness of relevant support tools and knowing how to use them”, the Vice Speaker of the Federation Council said at the meeting.

EWF will be distinguished by its broad international representation EWF will be distinguished by its broad international representation
02.04.2018

Chairperson of the Council of the Federation Valentina Matviyenko held a meeting of the Organizing Committee of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum. It will take place on 20–21   September 2018 in Saint Petersburg. “We expect the upcoming Forum to be much larger than the previous one”, said Valentina Matviyenko. She recalled that delegations from eighty countries took part in the first Forum, and this year three hundred and sixty invitations to one hundred and fifty-seven states have...

Second Eurasian Women’s Forum to Take Place in St. Petersburg Second Eurasian Women’s Forum to Take Place in St. Petersburg
22.03.2018

St. Petersburg was chosen to host the Second Women’s Forum in 2018 according to the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation N439-r dated 16 March. The Forum will take place 20-21 September, with its key functions happening in the Tavrichesky palace.