8 March 2022 Jubilee Webinar: 100 Years of Finnish Graduate Women’s Worldwide Advocacy Work

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Finnish Federation of Graduate Women was founded a century ago, in spring 1922. It is now our great pleasure to invite our sisters across the Europe to celebrate our international co-operation to the FFGW’s jubilee webinar on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2022 at 16.00 – 18.00 CET (+1 hr in Finland and Romania).

The online event is open to anyone interested in our international work but we do kindly request all the participants to register beforehand at https://forms.gle/BhA8uKNmpACkJZKC9. The registration closes 1.3.2022.

Tuesday, 8 March 2022 at 16.00 – 1800 CET
@ Zoom

16.00–16.05 Welcome: Pauliina Inervo, Co-Coordinator of
International Relations at the FFGW

16.05–16.10 FFGW’s international work and its history: Kirsi
, President of the FFGW

FFGW’s Advocacy Work at the UN

16.10 – 16.20 International Helvi Sipilä Seminar at the CSW since
2005: Pauliina Inervo, Co-Coordinator of International Relations at the

16.20 – 16.35 Finnish network for UNSCR1325: Women, Peace and
Security: Jaana Hirsikangas, Director for UN Women Finland

16.35 – 16.50 Introducing Graduate Women International: Terry Oudraad, President of GWI

16.50–17.00 Break

FFGW’s Advocacy Work in Europe

17.00 – 17.15 Pay Equality Now: Complaint to the Council of Europe: Anne Negre, President of University Women of Europe

17.15 – 17.30 End Violence against Women: Istanbul Convention Treaty and Ratification in Europe: Sirpa Pietikäinen, Finnish Member of European Parliament

17.30 – 17.45 Erasmus+ project 2019 – 2022: Spreading Good Gender
Equality Practices: Marco Ciminiera, Project Coordinator of NET-POWER – Network for Promotion of Women Empowerment Recognition

17.45–17.55 Information about the forthcoming international events
• UWE Meet and Greet 2022 hosted by the Israel association
• UWE Conference and AGM 2022 hosted by the Turkish Cypriot association
• Baltic Sea Conference 2022 hosted by the Swedish association

17.55–18.00 Conclusion
Pauliina Inervo, Co-Coordinator of International Relations at the FFGW

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