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    ENTRY 1:

    I will pass along my conference report in short, bite-sized pieces over the next week starting today with links to the keynote speakers:

    Thursday, March 17:
    Stephanie Willman Bordat, Global Rights' Maghreb Regional Director.
    "Women's Rights in the Middle East -- A Law for Protecting Women Against Violence"

    http://www.fawco.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1644:marrakech-2011-keynote-address-stephanie-willman-bordat&catid=275&Itemid=200419

    She spoke about the Global Rights grassroots initiative...


    by Robin Meloy Goldsby, FAWCO Rep AIWC Cologne

    May, 2011

    Marrakech, Girl Power and the Verge of Tears Tour

    What a week! Representing the AIWCC in Marrakech was one of the highlights of my peripatetic life. How I wish I could have taken each of you along to witness the joys of attending an annual FAWCO conference.

    It’s difficult to...

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    President's message April 2011

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    Dear Members,

    I have just returned from the FAWCO conference in Marrakech, an opportunity for which I wish to thank the AWG board. As many of you know, I regularly attend scientific research conferences, so it was interesting to compare the two types of conferences. Instead of a world full of men, talking about themselves and...

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    AWA Dubai Celebrates 20 Years!

    Another "Midnight at the Oasis" was "A Night to Remember" in Dubai on March 25th when AWA Dubai held their 20th Anniversary Gala.  President Mia Syed introduced Guest of Honor, Elinor Le Baron (now a member of AWA Qatar), the founder of the club.  The festivities included a silent auction with over 60 items on...

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    Submitted by: AWC Luxembourg, FAWCO Rep, Kathleen Connors Bouchaud

     

    FAWCO Wells for Clean Water Tombola

    AWC Luxembourg did it again!! The generosity of AWC Luxembourg members at the February Valentines lunch was overwhelming! In just two hours, the very lively group of 40 women at Wiltgen Cafe helped other women across the world in Cambodia by supplying them with...

    Another "Midnight at the Oasis" was "A Night to Remember" in Dubai March 25th when AWA Dubai held their 20th Anniversary Gala.  President Mia Syed introduced guest of honor Elinor Le Baron (now a member of AWA Qatar) the founder of the club.  The festivities included a silent auction with over 60 items on the block.  More than ???? was...

    AIWC Genoa donated 1000 euro in 2010 and we should be doing the same for 2011 to East African Center for the Empowerment of Women and Children  (EAC) (www.eastafricancenter.org). We are digging wells in Kenya.

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    Click here to download special bulletin prepared by Cynthia Lehmann, AIWC Cologne's member about their lovely 50th Anniversary Tea at Schloss Lerbach on Apri 23, 2011.

    In attendance from FAWCO was My-Linh Kunst, FAWCO President who was also AIWC Cologne's president in 2007-08.

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    AIWC Cologne's  Board            Ex-Presidents                        watching the slide show

     

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    February was “Water Month” for the American Women’s Group of Languedoc Roussillon

    Submitted by: AWG LR FAWCO Rep, Kim Mousseron

    In addition to the fall activities that revolved around the theme of water (a walk with the hiking group along the aqueduct in Castries and a visit with the outings group to the Montpellier water source and water treatment plant) AWGLR...

    Submitted by Dr. Susanne Hirschberg, AWC Düsseldorf, FAWCO Rep 2010

     

    The American Women’s Club of Düsseldorf (AWCD) in support of the FAWCO Target Program has donated 4000 euro to the Integrated Tribal And Watershed Development Programme (ITWDP). German tax laws prevent the AWCD from donating directly to the chosen Target Program since the FAWCO Foundation is not registered as...

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    Submitted by Rosalind Williams, AWC Madrid

    January 2011

     

    We were very privileged to welcome Kathleen Simon, President of FAWCO to Madrid, during her recent visit to the Spanish member clubs. At a coffee at the home of Rosalind Williams, FAWCO Rep for International Newcomers Club’s, members were briefed on the intricacies of the organization’s vast network of services...

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