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Financial behaviour leading to active longevity Financial behaviour leading to active longevity
19.09.2018

The shift in attitudes towards the topic of the old age and life in retirement has proliferated recently from a negative “survival” to a more positive “active stage of life filled with free time and new opportunities.” Clearly, active longevity is directly linked to seniors’ interactions with money, personal finance management, planning, budgeting, various aspects of financial and digital literacy, and ways to protect themselves against fraudsters.

Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade to present its venues at the EWF Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade to present its venues at the EWF
19.09.2018

Getting women involved in the economy could add 10 to 12% to the global GDP, according to experts’ estimates. In Russia, women’s business activity is on the rise: polls show that 70% of women would like to start a business. The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum will include sessions co-organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. Ministry officials are planning to share information on support measures they are implementing, exchange views on issues holding back ...

A Politician’s Success is in Concern for the People A Politician’s Success is in Concern for the People
19.09.2018

The elections that took place in 80 regions of Russia will result in significant changes in the composition of the Federation Council. Valentina Matvienko, Speaker of the Federation Council, told Rossiyskaya Gazeta about the results of these elections and about the laws which the senators are going to discuss in the autumn.

‘The Age of Digitalization: Equality of Opportunities’ ‘The Age of Digitalization: Equality of Opportunities’
19.09.2018

The emergence of virtual business platforms and new ways to consume and exchange information make it possible to work flexible hours, work remotely, and combine business with other areas of life. A parity discussion that is being prepared by the Skolkovo Foundation will be devoted to the theme of ‘The Age of Digitalization: Equality of Opportunities’ at the second Eurasian Women’s Forum. Yekaterina Inozemtseva provides details about the platform.

Fatou Haidara – Head of UNIDO Delegation at Eurasian Women's Forum Fatou Haidara – Head of UNIDO Delegation at Eurasian Women's Forum
19.09.2018

Representatives of more than 120 states and various large international organizations have been invited to participate in the Second Eurasian Women's Forum. A delegation of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), headed by Fatou Haidara, will visit the upcoming event.

May Suleiman Al-Otaibi to participate in EAWF May Suleiman Al-Otaibi to participate in EAWF
19.09.2018

Russia and the Kingdom of Bahrain have long had a warm and friendly relationship. The two countries cooperate on many issues and state representatives held several meetings between the First and Second Eurasian Women's Forums. Prominent women from Bahrain will take part in the forthcoming EAWF. Among them is May Suleiman Al-Otaibi.

Milanka Karić is invited to the Eurasian Women’s Forum Milanka Karić is invited to the Eurasian Women’s Forum
19.09.2018

The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum will welcome participants from over 120 countries, among them, female politicians from all over the world, contributors to the development and promotion of their countries. Serbian politician Milanka Karić has been invited to the upcoming Forum. She believes that a country’s strength lies in stable families and friendly relations with other countries.

CULTURE TO LIVE. ACTIVE LONGEVITY CULTURE TO LIVE. ACTIVE LONGEVITY
19.09.2018

A Russian-Japanese breakfast will take place on 21 September in St Petersburg under the auspices of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum. It is co-organized by the RHANA corporation as part of the ‘Culture to live. Active longevity’ project, which is sponsored by the governments of Russia and Japan. At the breakfast, prominent political and cultural figures will discuss new approaches to living a full and active lifestyle and exchange knowledge in traditional arts.

A Territory of Trust A Territory of Trust
19.09.2018

“This September in St Petersburg, the Eurasian Women’s Forum will be held for the second time. The first forum transformed how we discuss the female agenda. The second promises to be just as exciting and important, especially when it comes to consolidating the efforts and developments in international relations and solving humanity’s most pressing problems. This Forum will be more representative and will have twice as many participants and one-and-a-half as many countries,” says Galina Karelova.

EAWF Reflects Russia's Desire to Preserve Peace EAWF Reflects Russia's Desire to Preserve Peace
14.09.2018

The Federation Council initiative to hold the Eurasian Women's Forums in Russia on a regular basis, after the last three years, “can definitely be considered successful and relevant,” Konstantin Kosachev, Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Irina Slutskaya: Healthy Living Is Easy Irina Slutskaya: Healthy Living Is Easy
14.09.2018

19 September an important and relevant discussion titled “Women and Healthy Living” will take place in St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia. The event is initiated and moderated by Irina Slutskaya, Russian athlete, figure skater, civil and political activist.

Sithembiso Nyoni to Participate in EAWF Sithembiso Nyoni to Participate in EAWF
14.09.2018

The 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum will unite representatives of 122 countries. There are many proactive and caring women politicians from different countries among them. Sithembiso Nyoni, Minister for Women and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Zimbabwe, is also invited to the event.

Foresight Session ‘A Time of Change: New Opportunities for Women’ Foresight Session ‘A Time of Change: New Opportunities for Women’
14.09.2018

Skolkovo Foundation takes an active part in the organization of several platforms of the 2nd Eurasian Women’s Forum. Foresight session ‘A Time of Change: New Opportunities for Women’ is scheduled during the event. Ekaterina Inozemtseva, Vice President for Strategy and Investments of the Skolkovo Foundation spoke about the platform in detail.

Women and Charity Without Borders Women and Charity Without Borders
14.09.2018

The scope of the charity movement in the world is enormous. Women make a great contribution to its development: their share in charitable organizations is around 80%. Sincere compassion and striving to help others are the qualities that unite women around the world. That is why the topic of international cooperation in the sphere of charity will be given much attention at the 2nd Eurasian Women’s Forum. Lilia Gumerova, member of the Organizing Committee, spoke about the themed platform.

Women for a Clean Planet Women for a Clean Planet
14.09.2018

The Second Eurasian Women's Forum is to draw much attention to environmental issues. Irina Gekht, a member of the Forum's Organizing Committee, spoke in detail about the venues for the upcoming event.

Maria Zakharova on the Second Eurasian Women's Forum Maria Zakharova on the Second Eurasian Women's Forum
10.09.2018

The Second Eurasian Women's Forum is a highly anticipated event all over the world. Maria Zakharova, Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, spoke at a weekly briefing about the forthcoming large-scale international event. Representatives of more than 120 countries are to attend the Forum.

Healthy Women: Golden Age of 'Silver' Population Healthy Women: Golden Age of 'Silver' Population
10.09.2018

The first day of the second Eurasian Women's Forum, 19 September, is aimed mainly at Russian participants. It offers the launch of an exhibition, project presentations, meetings, workshops and discussions. One of the forum's sections will focus on the following topic ‘For the health of women of all ages. The golden age of 'silver' population’. Ekaterina Lakhova, a member of the Forum Organizing Committee, shared more detail about the upcoming open debate.

The Second Eurasian Women's Forum: How It Will Be The Second Eurasian Women's Forum: How It Will Be
07.09.2018

Preparation of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum is in the closing stage. Galina Karelova, Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council, Head of the EAWF Working Group, presented a detailed programme of the upcoming event at the regular meeting of the Organizing Committee.

V. Matvienko Conducts Meeting of the Organizing Committee for the EAWF V. Matvienko Conducts Meeting of the Organizing Committee for the EAWF
06.09.2018

The meeting looked at the issues related to preparing and hosting the Forum, which will be held on 19–21 September in St. Petersburg.

Anne Meskanen: Literacy enhances women's opportunities Anne Meskanen: Literacy enhances women's opportunities
06.09.2018

Finland is one of the few countries in the world, along with Sweden, Norway and the United States, where there is a post of a commissioner within the Ministry for Foreign Affairs on issues of women and gender equality. The task of the Finnish ‘ambassador for equality’ is to assist protecting the rights of women in the world. In this regard, Finland, holding the 2nd place in the gender equality rating, is an excellent example and should share its expertise, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs believ...

Russia–Japan Dialogue Over a Cup of Tea Russia–Japan Dialogue Over a Cup of Tea
06.09.2018

The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum is to host the Business breakfast ‘Russia–Japan. Dialogue of Cultures’. The event coincides with the Russia–Japan Cross Year, which favourably affects the mutual interest of people of both countries in economic, political, social and cultural realms.

Carolina Cerqueira to Participate in EAWF Carolina Cerqueira to Participate in EAWF
06.09.2018

Women from over 100 countries will take part in the Eurasian Women’s Forum. They will share best practices and discuss their experiences implementing various projects. One of the women participating in the Forum is Carolina Cerqueira, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Angola.

International Dialogue on the Pages of a Book International Dialogue on the Pages of a Book
06.09.2018

One of the stages leading up to the Eurasian Women’s Forum is the release of a book by EAWF Award Laureate Karin van Mourik ‘The Russian Translation’. The book went into print and has already started appearing on shelves. The author described her book in more detail and shared her emotions.

The world needs a kind heart The world needs a kind heart
06.09.2018

Preparation for the Second Eurasian Women's Forum is in full swing. Without an exaggeration, the world is looking forward to this event. Journalists of the Eurasian Women's Information Agency daily meet with amazing women from different countries and fields of work who share their warmest wishes with the participants of the forthcoming forum. Preethaji, a thoughtful and wise woman from India, is convinced that the fair ladies can significantly contribute to the development of the society...

Nomvula Makgotlho to Participate in EAWF Nomvula Makgotlho to Participate in EAWF
06.09.2018

Nomvula Makgotlho is the Chief Director of the Department of Small Business Development of South Africa. In her work, she pays special attention to the issues of gender equality. In September, Nomvula Makgotlho will come to St. Petersburg to take part in the 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum. 

UNIDO Section at 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum UNIDO Section at 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum
06.09.2018

International experts’ meeting — UNIDO: A Global Platform for the Development of Women's Entrepreneurship – will be held during the 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum. Veronika Peshkova, who is among the people supervising this area of the preparation process for the forthcoming Forum, spoke about the platform.

Heather Barnabe to Present G(irls)20 at EAWF Heather Barnabe to Present G(irls)20 at EAWF
06.09.2018

Representatives of many major international organizations will take part in the second Eurasian Women’s Forum. They will exchange practices of project implementation in various areas, discuss today’s global problems and possible solutions. Heather Barnabe, CEO of G(irls)20, will be one of the participants of the upcoming Forum.

Results of the Volunteer Marathon Results of the Volunteer Marathon
06.09.2018

As part of the Year of the Volunteer, the Eurasian Women’s Community portal announced the volunteer marathon, which was held in two stages. Women were invited to tell about their projects, programmes, actions, good deeds, and to share their ideas and initiatives. Around 1000 applications were received during the marathon. The winners of the first stage were awarded in the Federation Council on the eve of the International Women’s Day. It is now time to conclude the final stage.

EAWF Hosts The Exhibition ‘Made in Russia: Export by Women’ EAWF Hosts The Exhibition ‘Made in Russia: Export by Women’
30.08.2018

The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum is anticipated to become especially large-scale and representative. The business programme of the Forum includes more than fifty events. Representatives of international organisations, executive authorities, business and scientific communities, public organisations, women parliamentarians, leaders of charitable projects, reputable leaders of the international women’s movement from more than a hundred different countries of the world confirmed their participation...

Margaret Kobia: I Was Born to Teach and Help People Margaret Kobia: I Was Born to Teach and Help People
29.08.2018

Professor Margaret Kobia is the first woman in Kenya to head a state agency. She went through a very tough vetting process to get this job. “Most of the letters I receive are normally addressed to ‘Mr.’ because many feel that a woman cannot hold such a post,” says Minister Kobia. One of the ‘most powerful women in Kenya’, as colleagues comment on Margaret Kobia, agreed to participate in the second EAWF; her focus area echoes the theme of the strategic session of the Forum ‘Women for Social Progr...

History of the W20: Setting a Course for an Economy Where Women Count History of the W20: Setting a Course for an Economy Where Women Count
29.08.2018

On the background, objectives and activities of the global Women 20 group, whose open meeting is on the agenda of the second Eurasian Women's Forum

Valentina Matviyenko: The Role of Women in the World. Interview with the Chairwoman of the Council of Federation Valentina Matviyenko: The Role of Women in the World. Interview with the Chairwoman of the Council of Federation
29.08.2018

There is much interest. So it makes sense. The role of women in all domains of society develops dynamically. The fact that this is a global trend spreading into the future is indisputable. We, women, are not only an integral part of the historical process but also an ever-growing vital driving force. Just imagine the humanity moving forward without a female push: the progress stalls, maybe even rolls back. Unlike 100–150 years ago, the present-day-world is the world, in which there is no subordi...

Cultural programme of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum announced Cultural programme of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum announced
27.08.2018

Participants of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum, which will be held on 19–21 September  2018 in St. Petersburg, may look forward to an interesting cultural programme alongside their packed business schedule. Guests and city residents will be able to visit the key cultural sites of Russia’s northern capital.

Success Defies the Dogmas of the System Success Defies the Dogmas of the System
24.08.2018

The issue of women’s employment remains relevant not only in Turkey, but in most countries of the world. Therefore, we must work together, joining efforts “to break the glass ceiling to bring more gender diversity to senior management of enterprises, to fight poverty and pay inequality”. This position of the Women-20 (W20) and one of its leaders, Gulden Turktan, sets forth the G20’s pursuance of economic development based on gender equality.

Traore Oumou Toure to Participate in EAWF Traore Oumou Toure to Participate in EAWF
24.08.2018

Women of more than 100 countries will take part in the Second Eurasian Women's Forum. They will share their expertise and experience in implementing various projects. Traore Oumou Toure, Minister for the Promotion of Women, Children and Family of the Republic of Mali, will be one of the Forum participants.

Susana Balbo, Oenologist and Politician Susana Balbo, Oenologist and Politician
24.08.2018

Susana Balbo is the first woman in Argentina to conquer the wine industry. “It so happened that I fell in love with winemaking and oenology. I became the first woman (in the country) to receive an oenologist diploma, and many others followed,” Susana said. Apart from leading other female entrepreneurs by example, she also demonstrates how to manage a business to a success.

Okky Asokawati: Parliament Needs More Women Okky Asokawati: Parliament Needs More Women
24.08.2018

Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary group for cooperation with Russia of the Peoples Representative Council of the Republic of Indonesia, Okky Asokawati, is an example of the transition of a woman from the fashion world to the political arena. She is confident that women from the most diverse areas and fields can do the same. Asokawati's book From Fashion to Politics is an appeal to all Indonesian women to participate actively in national politics, so that the balance of power there becomes...

Statistics and Analytics: Women's Financial Literacy Statistics and Analytics: Women's Financial Literacy
22.08.2018

According to research, Russian women are actively involved in the management of personal finance and family budget, and take charge of planning, managing expenses and choosing financial products and organizations more often than men.

Yesim Sevig to Participate in EAWF Yesim Sevig to Participate in EAWF
22.08.2018

One of the discussion sites of the 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum will be devoted to Female Entrepreneurs for the Broadening of Cooperation and Socioeconomic Interaction. Business women from around the world will exchange professional experience and share successful practices for project development. Yesim Sevig, Secretary General of the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey, will participate in the open discussion.

Results of ‘Success Story’ Promotional Event Results of ‘Success Story’ Promotional Event
21.08.2018

‘Success Story’, the promotional event that was carried out by our portal, has concluded. In the course of this campaign we invited women to talk about themselves and their projects, social and economic initiatives in the form of a short video presentation. Women from different regions of Russia and other countries took part in the event. The jury reviewed all presentations and summed up the results.

Maria Jocelyn Bernos is the True Mother of the Region Maria Jocelyn Bernos is the True Mother of the Region
21.08.2018

The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum will host the International debate club ‘Female Governors: Strategy for Regional Performance and Growth’. Maria Jocelyn Bernos, Governor of the province of Abra, will participate in the meeting.

Jenny Malik Hardjatno to Take Part in Eurasian Women’s Forum Jenny Malik Hardjatno to Take Part in Eurasian Women’s Forum
17.08.2018

Jenny Malik Hardjatno, the first woman from Indonesia to become a doctor of Russian Linguistics and an expert in cultural studies, will participate in the 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum in St. Petersburg.  

Suwannee Siriwetchapan: Unlocking Women’s Potential in Thailand Suwannee Siriwetchapan: Unlocking Women’s Potential in Thailand
17.08.2018

Among the events set to take place at the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum is an interparliamentary dialogue entitled ‘Women for the Sustainable Development of the Global World’. Female politicians from around the world will share experience and practice in implementing various projects and programmes. Among those participating will be Suwannee Siriwetchapan, a politician whose work focuses on solving social issues.

Otiko Afisa Djaba: My Mission Is to Eradicate Child Marriage Otiko Afisa Djaba: My Mission Is to Eradicate Child Marriage
15.08.2018

Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection of the Republic of Ghana Otiko Afisa Djaba is committed to reducing poverty especially among girls and women. The ministry’s task is to make people aware of the law and ensure these laws are implemented, so that gender inequality is reduced, if not completely eliminated.

Ambassador of Finland for Global Women Issues Ambassador of Finland for Global Women Issues
15.08.2018

The 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum will host an interparliamentary dialogue ‘Women for Sustainable Development of the Global World’. Representatives from different countries will discuss the topic of security and general stability on the planet, talk about the role of women in the prevention of conflicts and humanitarian disasters, and the empowerment of women. Anne Meskanen, Ambassador of Finland for Global Women Issues and Gender Equality, will take part in the discussion.

Statistics and Analytics: Digital Literacy Index Statistics and Analytics: Digital Literacy Index
14.08.2018

The study of the basic rate of digital literacy of Russians did not reveal any significant gender differences. This is the conclusion of the special project ‘Digital Literacy for the Economy of the Future’ conducted by the NAFI Research Centre specializing in the study of public opinion, analytics, and consulting. Data of the latest industry study will be presented at EAWF.

Cyndi O’Meara: Change Your Eating Habits and Live Longer Cyndi O’Meara: Change Your Eating Habits and Live Longer
10.08.2018

In 1984, Cyndi graduated Deakin University, one of the most innovative educational institutions in Australia with a BSc in Nutrition. Her book Changing Habits Changing Lives (1988) became a bestseller.

Tina Vachani: Art Brings Back Forgotten Common Roots to People Tina Vachani: Art Brings Back Forgotten Common Roots to People
09.08.2018

Tina Vachani, Head of Routes2Roots non-governmental organization, is confident that as a social entrepreneur she is able to partially reduce the tension of the military confrontation between India and Pakistan that lasts more than 70 years. She spoke about that during the panel discussion of the EAWF during her previous visit to Russia. Today, Routes2Roots organises cultural festivals to “show the path to common roots” and connect relatives in the countries involved in the conflict in spite of p...

The Topic of Women in Science at the EAWF The Topic of Women in Science at the EAWF
08.08.2018

International expert session ‘The Role of Women Scientists in the Global Challenges of Our Time’ will take place during the second Eurasian Women's Forum. Zinaida Dragunkina, member of the Organizing Committee of the Forum, Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture, reported on the preparations for the event.

Britta Kaiser-Schuster: ‘Museums’ Dialogue’ is the Diplomacy of Masterpieces Britta Kaiser-Schuster: ‘Museums’ Dialogue’ is the Diplomacy of Masterpieces
08.08.2018

Britta Kaiser-Schuster, the Director of the German-Russian Museums’ Dialogue (DRMD), undertakes to unite the efforts of Russian and German experts in the search, identification, restoration, and return of valuable cultural artefacts lost during the Second World War to the museums of the two countries. With the participation of DRMD, Germany recovered items, which until now were considered missing, while the book archive of Russia has recently received seven 18th century books and the Pol...

Maxim Oreshkin to Speak at EAWF Maxim Oreshkin to Speak at EAWF
07.08.2018

Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Maxim Oreshkin will speak at the strategic session ‘Women for Balanced Economic Growth’ of the Eurasian Women’s Forum.

Katerzyna Garing: Russia appeals to Czechs Katerzyna Garing: Russia appeals to Czechs
06.08.2018

On the President of the Czech-Moravian Association of Women Entrepreneurs and Managers Open debate ‘Female Entrepreneurs for the Broadening of Cooperation and Socioeconomic Interaction’ will be held as a part of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum. President of the Czech-Moravian Association of Women Entrepreneurs and Managers Katerzyna Garing will take part in the debate.

Young Pakistani politician: Marvi Memon Young Pakistani politician: Marvi Memon
03.08.2018

The Interparliamentary dialogue ‘Women for the Sustainable Development of the Global World’ will be held as a part of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum. Politicians from different countries will exchange experience and ideas on addressing challenges of mankind. Marvi Memon, a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, coordinator of the Russian Federation–Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship group

EAWF Invited Mariatou Koné EAWF Invited Mariatou Koné
02.08.2018

In her political career Mariatou Koné found ways to solve many issues of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire. She always gave priority to the vindication of the rights of women. Today, Mariatou Koné holds the office of Minister for Solidarity, Women and Child Protection. The politician is to participate in the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum, where she will share her experience in implementing social projects in her country.

Myonghee Kim: for developing women's potential Myonghee Kim: for developing women's potential
01.08.2018

Myonghee Kim, Executive Director of Asia Pacific Women's Information Network Centre (APWINC), confirmed her participation in the Second Eurasian Women's Forum. Journalists of the Eurasian Women's Community Information Agency studied the foreign media to introduce Myonghee Kim to our readers.

The Positive Energy of Young People The Positive Energy of Young People
01.08.2018

The open debate ‘The Positive Energy of Young People’ will take place as a part of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum. Yelena Afanasyeva, Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, spoke about its preparation. The senator takes an active part in the organization of the section.

The topic of volunteering at EAWF The topic of volunteering at EAWF
31.07.2018

The regular meeting of the draft committee of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum was held on 25 July. The meeting participants exchanged ideas on the preparation of the forthcoming event and reported on work already completed. Lyubov Glebova, First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on the Rules of Procedure and Parliamentary Governance, taking part in the preparation of an open debate ‘Female Volunteers: Partnership for Growth’, proposed to extend the discussion with a series o...

The Second Eurasian Women's Forum Will Increase Scale and Representation The Second Eurasian Women's Forum Will Increase Scale and Representation
30.07.2018

The Chairwoman of the Council of Federation made this statement at a press conference on the results of the Federation Council’s work during the 2018 spring session.

Lady Temperance and Duty: Dariga Nazarbayeva Lady Temperance and Duty: Dariga Nazarbayeva
30.07.2018

The most influential lady in Eurasia. This is how Dariga Nazarbayeva is introduced in the Russian magazine Profile. “Her manner of speech is restrained and unhurried, her gestures grandiose, her smile feminine and charismatic. In her outfits, mannerisms, intonation – in absolutely everything – one finds an impeccable, worldly lady” (Russian newspaper Vzglyad).

Natalie Kyriacou: “Forgetting your ego to save the green planet” Natalie Kyriacou: “Forgetting your ego to save the green planet”
27.07.2018

In spring of 2018 Natalie Kyriacou was included into top 10 most successful female innovators under 30 of the Asia-Pacific Region, according to the annual Forbes rating of 300 young people from 24 countries. Her areas of interest are charity, ecology, and teaching responsible consumption of natural resources to the youth. Natalie will take part in the open debate ‘Women in Culture: Traditions and Innovations’ at the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum.

EAWF Invited Juliana Bonetto, Sherpa of W20 EAWF Invited Juliana Bonetto, Sherpa of W20
26.07.2018

The leader of W20 Argentina Juliana Bonetto supports decisive actions to achieve gender equality and advance the role of women in the economy. These are the main topics on the agenda of the W20 open debate, as well as the BRICS public-private dialogue ‘Women and the Economy’ as a part of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum, where Mrs Bonetto is invited to participate.

President of the Brunei Women's Business Council to Visit EAWF President of the Brunei Women's Business Council to Visit EAWF
23.07.2018

In Brunei, a country with rigid Islamic traditions, most married women can drive cars, engage in public life, and wear European clothes and even work in the police. That said, the President of the Brunei Women’s Business Council Rokiah Zakiah sees her mission in supporting women’s entrepreneurship. Female leadership in business, sharing experiences and success stories are the key dimensions of Ms Zakiah’s agenda for the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum, which she plans to attend.

Making society stronger through social policy Making society stronger through social policy
23.07.2018

Among the events held at the upcoming Second Eurasian Women’s Forum will be a strategic session entitled ‘Women for Social Progress’. Representatives from around the world will share their ideas and experience in implementing social projects. In the lead-up to the Forum, Czech social policy specialist and expert in international education Tatjana Pergler spoke about the role played by women in shaping modern European society’s social policy.

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.