Meeting General Board

10 Oktober 2014 at 11:30
venue EPPW Congress

Friday 10 October 2014, before the EPPW Congress

Time: 11:30 – 13:30

Place: Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb

Program Friday 10 October 2014

11:30 Arrival and Registration delegates General Board Meeting
12:00 General Board Meeting EPP WOMEN Topic of discussion: ‘How women are renewing labour market patterns: work-life balance, 2nd careers, entrepreneurship and future policy perspectives’. Adoption resolution: ‘Women and labour market patterns’
Meeting language: English only.
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Inscription EPP WOMEN Congress, Welcome with coffee / tea
15:00 EPPW Congres (Simultaneous translation in Croatian, German and English)
15:00 Opening of the Congress by Doris PACK, President EPPW
15:15 Welcoming Addresses, amongst others:

• Dubravka SUICA, Member of the European Parliament and
Vice-President EPP Women, HDZ, Croatia
• President Women’s Organisation HDZ,
• Board Member HDZ, Croatian DemocraticUnion

Female NATO diplomat, Ms. Grabar-Kitarovic from Croatia, will speak during the EPPW Congress about the latest developments about the role of NATO today. Ambassador Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović took up her position as NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy on 4 July 2011. Having previously served as Croatia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and, more recently, as Ambassador of Croatia to the United States (2008 – 2011), Ambassador Grabar-Kitarović is well-versed in Euro-Atlantic diplomacy and security issues.
16:30 Expert interventions and discussion. Moderated by Doris PACK, President EPPW and former rapporteur for the Balkan countries to the European Parliament
17:15 Conclusions by Doris PACK, President EPPW
17:30 Closing of the Congress
20:00 EPPW Congress Dinner

Saturday 11 October 2014
11:00 Visit City Centre Zagreb (tbc)

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