15th International Forum of NGOs - Transforming Mentalities - 24-25 January 2024

We are pleased to announce the 15th International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO on “Transforming Mentalities”, which will take place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 24 and 25 January 2024.

The Forum will seek to gather examples of good practices in challenging the stagnant discriminations and inequalities within societies and build concrete recommendations for action at various levels.

Dr. Catherine Bosshart, BPW International President 2021-2024, will take part in the programme on Thursday, January 25, 2024, 11:00-12:00h CET:

Session 7: Approaches to Women’s Empowerment

Leaders of four major NGOs focused on the empowerment of women will discuss their efforts in a global context. Speakers from Associated Country Women of the World, BPW International, Soroptimist International and Zonta International. Followed by a Q&A session.

  • Magdie de Kock – World President, Associated Country Women of the World
  • Catherine Bosshart – International President, BPW International
  • Maureen Maguire – Immediate Past President, Soroptimist International
  • Ute Scholtz – President, Zonta International
  • Moderated by Caroline de Senneville – Director of Projects, Make Mothers Matter

> https://ngo-unesco.net/transforming-mentalities

> Programme in English, in French (pdf)