San Jose, Costa Rica, 20 January 2012

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli
  (SIW President)

Full member organisations

Austrian Social Democratic Women Maria Jonas
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ  
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT (SIW Vice-President)
  Salete Roszkowski
Social Democratic Women's Confederation Svetlina Lukanova Yolcheva
Bulgarian Social Democrats, PBSD  
Union of Socialist Women for Parity and Solidarity Deniza Slateva
Bulgaria Socialist Party, BSP  
Dominican Federation of Social Democratic Women, Janet Camilo
FEDOMUSDE Lucrecia Santana
Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD  
Social Democratic Women in Finland Tuula Peltonen
Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP  
National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI Lourdes Quiñones
Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI (SIW Vice-President)
National Secretariat for Women Salwa Karkri
Socialist Union of Popular Forces, USFP Laila Amili
Women's Commission Margarita Zapata
Sandinista National Liberation Front, FSLN  
National Women's Secretariat Aixa López
Democratic Action, AD Valeria Gómez

Consultative member organisations

Ukrainian Roses Olena Skomoroshcenko
Social Democratic Party of Ukraine, SDPU  

Observer member organisations

A Just Russia Party Tatyana Moskalkova
  Natalia Velikaya

Associated member organisations

Party of European Socialists, PES Zita Gurmai
  Lesia Radelicki

Individual Guest

  Marta Solano




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