E-newsletter 2013

APRIL 2013

CSW: Optimism in spite of Challenges and Results – Yes, We Could!http://wp.me/p2KSLS-FV
The UN Commission on the Status of Women’s (CSW) 57th Session took place the first two weeks of March. This year – in spite of the challenges and the suspense until the last moment – the CSW produced a useful Agreed Conclusions (AC).

Announcement: Feminism in NGO Conference “Vienna+20“, 25-26 June 2013
Gender, Development and New Aid Architecture post 2015: Architects or Pawns in Development Engineering?, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Ga

Feminists at the forefront of European struggles for justice, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Gg
Women’s Rights in Development: Feminist and Social Alternatives to the Development Agenda, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-FY

Impressions from the World Social Forum 2013 in Tunis, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Gd
9th Asia Europe People’s Forum, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-G2

WIDE+ member in the spotlight: GADN network UK
KARAT Coalition Birthday Fundraiser event
DCF Vienna Policy pre-dialogue meeting on Gender Equality, December 2012

WIDE+ newsletter (as PDF)

JULY 2013

WIDE+ Workshop: “Identifying feminist opportunities and voices in times of crises”, Madrid, Spain, 4 July, 2013

20 years after: the Women’s Human Rights paradigm in the current neoliberal contexthttp://wp.me/p2KSLS-FS
WIDE+E in Spain and Europe: Feminism against patriarchal neoliberalism, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-He , in Spanish, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Hf
The Vienna+20 NGO Conference “Human rights in crisis“, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Gj
WIDE+E at the 2013 Vienna+20 Basque Country Tribunal on Women’s Rights, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Gm

Full report: http://wideplus.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/widespecial_oct2013.pdf In Spanish: boletin especial oct 2013


An update on the establishment process of WIDE+, including a report on the face to face meeting in Madrid, 5 July, 2013
WIDE+ joins Civil Society letters for human rights:
-WIDE+ joins Latin American Medellin Declaration on Business and Human Rights.
-WIDE+ signs letter that calls for a halt to the proposed neo-liberal Trade in Services Agreement.
–WIDE+ signs statement to call on legal Human Rights instrument to bind TNCs.
WIDE+ and CAWN: end persecution of Honduran indigenous leaders.

WIDE+ solidarity statement with protesters in Turkey, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-G6

WIDE+ member news:
-Wide-Switzerland new publication: ‘Switzerland care-free?!’
–WIDE+E in the IV Feminist Economics Congress, 3-5 October, Spain

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