Council, Andorra la Vella, Andorra, 17 and 18 June 2010

Policies on Gender Equality – the Driving Force for Social and Economic Development


Venue: Congress Centre

Thursday 17 June

15.00 – 16.00 hrs        Opening

        • Opening remarks by Pia Locatelli, President, Socialist International Women, SIW


        • Welcoming address by:


        • Jaume Rifà, Coordinator, Secretariat for Gender Policies, Social Democratic Party of Andorra, PS, Andorra
        • Ferran Goya, First Secretary, Social Democratic Party of Andorra, PS, Andorra
        • Rosa Ferrer, Mayor, Andorra la Vella, Andorra


        • Introduction by Marlène Haas, Secretary General, SIW

16.00 – 19.00 hrs       Speeches

Policies on Gender Equality in Andorra

        • Magda Mata, Deputy Minister for Equality and Welfare, Government of Andorra

Policies on Gender Equality in Latin America and the Caribbean

        • Janet Camilo, President of the Dominican Federation of Social Democratic Women, FEDOMUSDE, Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD, Dominican Republic

Policies on Gender Equality in Africa

        • Luzia Inglês, MP, SIW Vice-President, Organisation of Angolan Women, OMA, Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, MPLA, Angola

Debate and Questions to Panellists


19.30 hrs                         Reception in the Congress Centre hosted by the Social Democratic                                            Party of Andorra


Friday 18 June

09.00 – 10.00 hrs         Closed session for member organisations only

10.00 – 13.00 hrs         Speeches

Gender Budgeting and Policies on Gender Equality

        • Soledad Cabezón Ruiz, National Secretary, Secretariat for Equality, Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, PSOE, Spain

Gender Budgeting in Local Administrations

        • Rosa Ferrer, Mayor, Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Debate and Questions to Panellists


***   Lunch Break 13.00 – 14.00 hrs   ***


14.00 – 15.00 hrs        Meetings between SIW Vice-Presidents and the member                                                                  organisations of their region

15.00 – 17.00 hrs         Participants’ contributions on different topics

17.00 – 18.00 hrs         Adoption of resolution






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