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  • 1. WFWP Europe Annual Report12th WFWP International Leaders Workshop.Global Womens peace network: setting aside the water jar October 28th 1st November 201128.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011

2. WFWP Europeour goal and strategy Women reclaim their own Dignity as eternaldaughters of God, to lead humanity in theright direction towards a world of peace,harmony and love.WFWP Founders August 201128.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 3. focal pointsSupport the UN Millenium DevelopmentGoals (MDGs) Awareness raising seminars Advocacy for promotion and protection ofWomens Human Rights and women s participationand leadership Charity Projects and 1% Lovesharing28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 4. WFWP Europe Focal PointsEducation towards a Culture of Peace European Dignity Project Bridges of Peace Program Monthly European- level conferences at UN/government venues (Partnership with UPF) Celebration of UN Days Cultural Exchange Programs Inter-generational harmony28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 5. WFWP Europe 201128.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 6. European WFWP Chapter activitiesUnited Nations seat: Geneva, Switzerland & Vienna,Austria OSCE seat: Warsaw, Poland KosovoMaltaScotlandEuropean Croatia IcelandFinlandAlbaniaUnion BosniaStrasbourgHerzegovina DenmarkIrelandPortugal Brussels, SerbiaEnglandBelgium SloveniaNorwaySweden Luxembourg Hungary ItalyGreece Czech GermanySan Marino SlovakiaAndorra UNESCOSpain Romania Liechtenstein BulgariaNetherlands Paris, France28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 7. 2011 European PresidencyPoland-Denmark-Cyprus Trio Europe has 27 member statesIssues: The new EU budgetthe issue of Northern Africathe Eastern Partnership 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 8. Malta 23.09.2011: Valenta,WFWP attended a halfday seminar organizedby the National Councilof Women. This seminarwas funded by the EU insupport of the Year ofthe Volunteer 2011.www.um.edu.mt photo28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 9. Slovakia 23.08.2011 A visit to the Slovakian Parliament and met the assistant tothe Chairman of the Parliament Vienna:Reconciliation as the Way from the Conflict to a real Peace and HarmonySaturday, Sept. 24, 201118.10.2011 "An Evening of Solidarity" in Zichy Palace, with a presentation from Japan after the tsunami, delivered by a Japanese WFWP member Seiko Jakubacova, A presentation from Kenya, Africa - on an IRFF/UNESCO project for children suffering with AIDS. Joint cooperation with UPF and IRFF in Slovakia, Bratislava.28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 10. Iceland Sea-weed is asignificant remedy forirradiation:Once a month.Amulti-cultural event issponsored by WFWPat the City ServiceCenter Mjodd,an arts project issponsored monthly,organized by Lenka 08.06. WFWP Iceland: Attendance at a talkLipkova and Paul 11given by a Canadian herbal 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011teacher, Brigitte Mars. Rekjavik. 11. Japan after the Tsunamai.11.09.2011: Yumiko Garbo gave a moving account with powerpointphotos of her visit to her hometown Sendai this past summer, whereher childhood home no longer stands . Helsinki. Peace and democracy - Let your voice be heard! took place onSeptember 21 .Mrs. Gudrun Hassinen, WFWP Finland Chairwoman, spoke aboutPeace and personal responsibility.Finland 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 12. Ireland Day of Peace celebration was the re-launching of the WFWP in Ireland by Doris Mc Cann28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 13. Bridges of Peace 2011 Spain 201028.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 14. ItalyPadova and Ponte nelle Alpi, 1-2 October 2011 Bus Excursion to VillaGiusti, visit to thehistorical site where thearmistice at the end ofWorld War I was signed ITALY, AUSTRIA,SLOVENIA A BRIDGE OF UNITY,HARMONY AND PEACE 100 internationalwomen28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 15. 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 16. Watford Celebration1,000 to 2,000 people attended the Watford Celebration Bank Holiday Monday 30May. The Bridge of Peace WomensFederation for World Peace,responsible for coordinating thestalls around the church and thelayout of the event WFWP stall was at the front ofthe church. The High Sheri ofHertfordshire spent some timeat the stall inquiring about ouraims and activities. The Mayor also visited us and30 to 40 ladies and men addressed the public praising theachievement of the Watfordcame forward and crossedCelebration.the Bridge28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 17. GERMANYEducation towards a Culture of PeaceQuarterly newslettersTbinger CircleRegular Discussion groupson topicsrelated to Women andValuesDignity of Women VariousactivitiesBook Frau SeinArticles on what it meansto be a womenBeauty and CharacterReflections for youngpeopleExcursions to cultual andhistorical places of peace28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 18. Portugal 16.07.2011: Co-sponsored by the national WFWP & UPF, a one day seminar was held for Ambassadors for Peace., Lisbon.28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 19. Dignity: Education for a Culture of Peace: Investing in Partnerships and Transforming our Society.zo de ElMadrid: San LorenHeritage siteEscorial : UNESCOnear Madrid, Spain 01 1May 27th to 29th 228.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 20. 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 21. Austria Joint ELC in the UN Vienna Friday, 1 July ViennaInternational Centre(United Nations) IAEABoard Room Austria Joint ELCprogram with UPF in theUN Vienna28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 22. Youth Achievement Awards 2011 Anisa Qureshi Tasif Zamanthe Anti -Tribalism Movement Tara LoveTolu Williams recieves Award from Nick de Bois MPQuince Garcia, co-founder of Roadworks Media, a film28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe company in South London.production 2011 23. International Womens DayUN Geneva28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 24. 100th Anniversary of InternationalWomens Day! 1911-2011 UKHelping women is about helping the whole of society: when you invest inwomen, they invest that money into their families and you are investingin future generations Lady Fiona HodgsonLady Fiona Hodgson : President of theNational Conservative Convention;Former Chair of the ConservativeWomens Organisation March 2005-March2008;Member of the Conservative HumanRights Commission; Chair of the Advisory Board of GAPS(Gender Action in Peace and Security).28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 25. International Womens DayParis , France: Albania, March 6thMarch 2011,Healing the feminine Role and Responsibilitycharacter in oneselfof Women in Building aMrs Valrie Colin-Simard,Peaceful World:writer and Mrs Katerina Minollari,psychotherapistAlbania WFWP President.When womenawake is the title ofher last book. 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 26. Linz, Austria Womens Day 201128.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 27. Malta Womens Day 2011As a gesture of good will! while celebrating this years International Day of Woman (UN day March 8th, 2011),the Womens Federation for World Peace Malta, would like to invite you to join us in the generous act ofDONATING BLOOD The Natonal Blood Transfusion Service, St Lukes Square,Guardamangia Date : Sunday 6th March, 2011 Time : 1.00pm28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 28. Netherlands WFWP celebratesDay of Peace as joint eventAmsterdam 21.09.201128.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 29. International Day of PeaceUN Geneva28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 30. UN Day Of Peace inSalzburg28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 31. S.American dancers Hindu danceSwiss Parliament Memberaudience Unity of Religions ceremonyc e i en a udCatholic and Muslim panellists International entertainmentPeace Festival Zrich Switzerland18th September 2011 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011Buddhist leader 32. International day of Peace, France 17th September Mrs Hamida Namane, Dr.social psychology, intercultural advisor Mr Laurent Ladouce "the Pakxe Project Mrs Martine Russe, WFWP shared reflections on multiculturalism Mrs Hamida Hamane concluded by giving her own interculturalexperience .28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 33. 1% Love sharing WFWP Austria: Viennaand Linz- 09.& 10.09.2011International SongEvening with Seiko Lee, WFWP France: Paris WFWP UK: Cleevehouse, CAKE Store WFWP Netherlands:Amsterdam28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 34. International Day for the Elimination ofViolence Against Women 2010 Albania France2008 UN Secretary GeneralBan Ki-moon launched acampaign :UNiTE to End ViolenceAgainst Women 28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 35. International Mother Earths day April 2011, Paris - to commemorate the Le Ciel, les hommes et la terre : le grand mnage Heaven, Humankind and the Earth : The bigHouseworkChristine Iskandar Boctor, Dr International law28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 36. International Volunteer DayDecember 2010, Paris - : Renforcer la culturede la paix par le bnvolat 37. World interfaith Harmony week: February 2011 Joint project with UPF Gouter de lHarmonie with women ofdifferent faithsParis, France28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 38. "A SMALL PROJECT MAKING A BIG IMPACT" 26th March, 2011 Hyderabad Interfaith Orphanage28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 39. Hirumbi School water project Kenya Austrian project withPeace AmbassadorDorkas Akwabi28.10- 1.11.2011 WFWP Europe 2011 40. ScotlandOrigami Project for JapanWFWPUK has a project to make onethousand Origami cranes send it tothe area where hit by recentearthquake and Tsunami. Coee Morning at Glenfarg 14th MayGlenfarg is a small village near PerthWFWP Scotland has raised nearly 2000 English pounds for Japan28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 41. Fundraising event for Sun Hwa InternationalAcademy in Nepal South London, 18th June 2011Nameste28.10- 1.11.2011WFWP Europe 2011 42. Bringing Cheer to Albanian Orphans Tomiko Duggan, Director, UPFWashington DC USA , March 23, 2011 The March 1823 visits were sponsored by WFWPJapan and Albania, and by the UPF. a gift from the women of Japan to Dr. Liri Berisha,founder and president of Mother Teresa Foundationand President of the Albania Children Foundation. Dr. Berisha, wife