Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, 14-15 November 2008

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli
Marlène Haas

Full member organisations

ANGOLA
Organisation of Angolan Women, OMA Adélia Pires de Carvalho
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, MPLA Alice Paulina Dombolo
ARMENIA
Women's Committee Maria Titizian
ARF Armenian Socialist Party Anahit Stepanian
AUSTRIA
Austrian Social Democratic Women Bettina Stadlbauer
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ Maria Jonas
BRAZIL
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT
COLOMBIA
Women's Organisation Lorenza Santos Barbosa
Liberal Party of Colombia, PLC Griselda Janeth Restrepo
Karmen Peña
CÔTE D'IVOIRE
Women's Organisation of the Côte d'Ivoire Marie Odette Lorougnon
Popular Front, OFFPI Hué Lou Simone
Côte d'Ivoire Popular Front, FPI
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
CPDS Women's Organisation Epifania Avomo Biko
Convergence for Social Democracy, CPDS
FINLAND
Social Democratic Women in Finland Merja-Hannele Vuohelainen
Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP
GREECE
Women's Department Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi
Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK
MEXICO
Secretariat for Gender Equality Martha Dalia Gastélum
Party of Democratic Revolution, PRD Hortensia Aragón
Nallely Hernández
Zaida Arias
Hilda Sánchez
MEXICO
National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI Beatriz Paredes
Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI Lourdes Quiñones
Esthela Ponce
Patricia Retamoza
Yolanda Rodríguez
NORWAY
Norwegian Labour Party Women Lise Christoffersen
Norwegian Labour Party, DNA
PAKISTAN
Women's Wing Fozia Behram
Pakistan People's Party, PPP
PORTUGAL
National Department of Socialist Women Maria Manuela Augusto
Socialist Party, PS
SPAIN
Secretariat for Equality Maribel Montaño
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE Soledad Cabezon
Candela Mora

Consultative member organisations

UKRAINE
Ukrainian Roses Svitlana Kniazieva
Social Democratic Party of Ukraine, SDPU

Observer member organisations

RUSSIAN FEDERATION
A Just Russia Party Alla Kuzmina
Marina Dobrovolskaya
Marina Sazonova
   
National Union of Saharawi Women, UNMS Fatma el Mehdi
Polisario Front  

Guest organisations

Zapata Foundation Margarita Zapata
Ginette González
SIW Secretariat
  Janice Flower
Julia González

 

 

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