IV INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FORUM AGAINST CORRUPTION

Venue: School of Law, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dates: October 19/21, 2016

 

The Forum will focus on Corruption and Gender based Violence:

• concrete proposals for public policies,

• action plans

• gendered budgets

• access to justice proposals

 

Around 100 speakers will propose the most adequate tools, public policies, budgets and justice systems, to eradicate gender based violence and the corruption that affects women’s human rights. High rank officials and researchers from Argentina will discuss their approaches with peers from Austria, Belgium, Canada, the European Union, Sweden, USA.

 

BACKGROUND

M.E.I. has organized Women’s Forums against Corruption in 2000, 2002, 2008.

 

I FORUM: September 22, 2000, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 300 persons attended. Its main subject was: "Forms of corruption and how to prevent them” in: government, mass-media, the practice of professions, worker trade unions, health, corporations, daily life (citizens' rights), justice, environmental issues. The final panel addressed "Women in decision-making proposals for public policies"

II FORUM: October 2002, also in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Attended by 600 women from most countries of the Americas, from Africa and Europe,.

 

III FORUM: 496 people enrolled in the III Forum, conducted in September 2008, hosted by the School of Law of Universidad Buenos Aires and co-sponsored by UNIFEM and UNDEF – United Nations.

Participating countries: Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Chile, D. R. Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Liberia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Uganda, USA.

 

 

VVLead fellows: No fees will be charged to VVLead Fellows. Mujeres en Igualdad is unable to provide assistance for travel and stay during the Forum in Argentina (reduced hotel fees available). However, we offer to send invitation letters to interested VVLead fellows to be presented to potential donors or funding agencies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ebooks (spanish)

IV Foro internacional de mujeres contra la corrupción

 

download for free:

 

Part 1, 2, 3 y 4

Libro Género y Corrupción