27April2017

Support multilateralism in Australia

YWILPFers at CSW57 with Minister for Women

Commission on the Status of Women

A group of Australian YWILPF members have travelled to New York to participate in CSW57 including holding a ‘Side Event’ to highlight WILPF’s support for the United Nations’ focus on reducing violence against women and girls.

 

YWILPFers at CSW57 with Min for Women 

Norma Forrest WILPF Qld and Ruth Russell, WILPF National Co-Coordinator

Working with UNAA

The Queensland Branch of WILPF holds reciprocal membership with the United Nations Association of Australia. Ten WILPF members from Australia attended the UNAA conference in 2012 – read the Queensland members’ report here.

UNAA awarded WILPF a Community Service Award in 2012.

Image shows Norma Forrest WILPF Qld and Ruth Russell, WILPF National Co- Coordinator

WILPF logo
 "There is no way to peace; peace is the way."  
Edith Greene Balch, founding member of WILPF and Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1946.

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