Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury gives passionate acceptance speech after receiving the 2018 Global Women's Peace Award from WFWPI, emphasizing the essential role women play in peace making.
Over the weekend of March 17 and 18, 2018, WFWP International (WFWPI) and WFWP USA co-sponsored the Horizon Summit, an intergenerational gathering dedicated to fostering peace leadership. This year's theme was "Rising Side by Side."
On March 16, 2018, WFWP International co-sponsored a parallel event with The Guild of Service as part of the 62nd UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) on the theme "Engaging the Rural Family: The Vital Role of Education."
On March 14, 2018, during the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62), the UN Office for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and WFWP International (WFWPI) co-sponsored the side event, "Fostering Hope for Rural Women and Girls Through Integration and Education: Challenges and Impact."
WFWP Kenya held a celebration for the United Nations International Day of Peace at the the Single Mothers Association of Kenya's (SMAK) center in Nairobi on 29 September, 2017.
Back in 2015, WFWP stepped up to offer Nepal the support they needed to recuperate after the devastating earthquake. Since then, WFWP USA and WFWP Nepal have continued to develop a relationship. Fast forward to 2017 and they are once again collaborating together to support the country, specifically with a local school.
WFWP Jordan supports after-school classes in two locations for Arabic literacy, numeracy, and English. A group of dedicated university students run the classes, offering creative exercises for academic, but also moral and emotional, support through play, sports and social work.
The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, held a convention to celebrate International Women's Day with the theme "Women of Peace." He invited women representing major institutions in the political and corporate sphere and from the media. Elisabetta Nistri, President of WFWP Italy, was among those invited to the ceremony.
WFWP Haiti held an event to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th, 2017. Over 80 people participated in the event, including students of literacy classes offered by WFWP Haiti and the Director of State for Literacy Education.
On March 2, 2017, Prof. Yeon ah Moon, president of WFWP International, together with leaders from WFWP Korea and 800 local citizens attended the dedication of the 2nd Hope School, Shree Jageshwor Higher Secondary School, located in Nepal.
WFWP Uruguay celebrates International Women's Day 2017 with 200 guests, including Sra. María Auxiliadora Delgado, Uruguay's first lady.