WFWP Netherlands held their New Year’s Celebration in Amsterdam under the theme ‘Towards a Global Culture of Peace’: We were joined by several ladies from the ‘Bond of Professional Women’ (BPWNL), which is also an NGO in consultative status with the UN.
We had a lottery in aid of the global 1% love sharing initiative for North Korea, after watching a video about it ‘North Korea Through the Eyes of Witnesses’ (http://youtu.be/wM1sKwW_Ogk).
We also showed a short video intro
Please see this report by WFWP Netherlands about Peace Day 2014:
The 20th of September 3 Members of WFWP NL joined the event organized by Women’s Plaza The Hague in cooperation with ProDemos (House of Democracy & Rule of Law) (www.ProDemos.nl) called Salon Women & Democracy.
6 Tables were organized with women from the society from different educational & vocational backgrounds. Each table had her chair & expert on the theme Democracy and looked at it from different angle
May 17th, The Hague, Christus Triumfator Church
WFWP Netherlands in cooperation with UPF organized an event to honor the UN Day of Families 2014.
A report by Rita Salaris:
'Through these observances the UN gives us an opportunity to invite other organisations/foundations to celebrate this day together by pointing out the difficulties, but they provide an opportunity to be grateful for the accomplishment in history. The presence of participants from different religions and
8 Mar 2014:Ladies of WFWP Netherlands attended different Women’s Day Events in Amsterdam and Utrecht.One of the presentations given was by the Minister for Foreign Trade and Developmental Cooperation Mrs. Lilianne Ploumen. Her speech was entitled ‘I have a dream’.She spoke about how to handle our opponents, and emphasised the importance of going into dialogue with them, to look for a connection and the points we have in common. This takes courage and confidence in our deepest
An overview over the activities in 2013, a summary and some pictures by Rita Salaris: Project: 1% Love Sharing project for North Korea - Donation $ 1000 In cooperation with UPF NL- Honouring UN days in The Hague: May 11 – Int. Day of the Family September 26 – Int. Day of Peace December 10 – Int. Human Rights Day WFWP NL participation: September 21 – WFWP NL participation in the Women’s conference in The Hague in honour of Baroness Bertha von Suttner (Nobel prize in 1905) Conf