Programme UWE Conference & General Assembly
UWE CONFERENCE & GENERAL ASSEMBLY
23-25 September 2022
Venue: Acapulco Conference and Convention Centre, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Thursday 22nd September: Informal welcome and cocktail at 8.00 pm,
Hotel Acapulco, Reception Area
Friday 23rd September: Conference “Women and Sustainable Environment”
Acapulco Convention Centre Acapulco, Hall: Premier 3
The Conference is recorded and it will be available on our youtube channel starting September 24th: Universitywomenofeurope
9.30 – 10.00 Registration
10:00 – 10.15 Welcome by Dr. Ferdiye Ersoy, Organising Committee; Gülden Plümer Küçük, CIR and Inan Barlas, President, TCAUW.
10.15 – 10.30 Welcome by Dr.Anne Bergheim Negre, President UWE
10.30– 11.00 Presentation on Climate Change, Environmental Health, Public Health by Ceren Barlas,a young member of the Turkish Cypriot Association of University Women, MSc in Environmental Health at Harvard University, USA, Research Associate in LCAT/DyME Group, at University of Exeter, UK
11.00 -11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.00 Presentation on Marine Turtle Conservation Project (Mtcp) – Northern
Cyprus Spot, by Meryem Özkan as the project leader https://cyprusturtles.org/
12.00 – 12.30 Presentation on Wildlife Conservation in Cyprus: Journey of Cyprus Wildlife Research Institute by Rianne Pilgrims
12.30 – 13.00 Presentation on Environment and Women by Prof. Serife Gündüz and Assist.Prof. Burak Ali Çiçek
13.00– 14.00 Lunch (a separate lunch for Presidents & CERs)
14.00 – 15.00 Workshop “Women’s Vulnerability in Climate Change” by
Dr. Başak Ovacık, VP Graduate Women International, CER Turkish
Association of University Women
15.00 – 15.30 Results and discussion
18.00 Departure from Acapulco (place to be indicated at a later time)
Buses will be arranged to transport the UWE members attending
20.00 pm Dinner at the Merit Hotel in Alsancak near Kyrenia
Saturday 24th September: Annual General Meeting UWE, Hall: Premier 3
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
10:00-10:05 Welcome – President Anne Bergheim-Nègre
10:05-10:15 Adoption Agenda
Minutes Report AGM 2021
- President Report by Anne Bergheim-Nègre
- VP’s Reports by Aisha Alshawalf, Pina Foti
- Financial statement 2021, Budget 2022/2023 and proposal dues 2023, the
Balance sheet by Treasurer Annelies Pierrot – Bults
- Collective complaints on violence against women, Anne Bergheim-Nègre
- Collective complaints against the 16 Members States of the CoE who accepted violence against women as violations of Social Charter. A vote is required to respect our Statutes, article 17 ” Only the Assembly can take the decision whether to take or defend any legal action. In an emergency an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Assembly shall be called”.
- Designation Anne Bergheim-Negre and a member of the board, Pina Foti.
A vote is required to respect our Statute, article 18 “The Assembly will be represented in legal actions both as plaintiff and as defendant by the president and one member of the Board designated to that effect by the Assembly, who do not, by such representation, accept any personal liability in relation to any such actions”. Anne Bergheim- Negre is also designated as an attorney at law
- Erasmus project NETPOWER, Pina Foti
- Presentation of the Candidate, 5 min
- Presentation of the Candidate, 5 min
11:15– 11.30 Coffee break and voting
11:30 – 12.30 Annual Reports of the NFAs, 5 minutes each
12:30 – 12.35 Presentation Next Conference & AGM 2022
12:35 – 12.40 Proposals Next UWE Meet & Greet
12:40 – 12.45 Election results
12:45 – 12.50 Farewell message Secretary General Roxana Elena Petrescu
12:50- 13.00 Any other business
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
17.30 Departure from Acapulco (place to be indicated at a later time)
Buses will be arranged to transport the UWE members attending.
20.00 pm Dinner at the ‘Tree of Idleness‘ Restaurant in Bellapais.
Brief visit to the historical Bellapais Abbey
Buses will be arranged to transport the members attending.
Sunday 25th September: Optional tour (meeting time and place to be confirmed)
Departure from the Acapulco Hotel. Nicosia tour includes a professional guide and local lunch in historical Nicosia Büyük Han.