Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, 14-15 November 2008
List of Participants
|Socialist International Women||Pia Locatelli|
Full member organisations
|Organisation of Angolan Women, OMA||Adélia Pires de Carvalho|
|Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, MPLA||Alice Paulina Dombolo|
|Women's Committee||Maria Titizian|
|ARF Armenian Socialist Party||Anahit Stepanian|
|Austrian Social Democratic Women||Bettina Stadlbauer|
|Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ||Maria Jonas|
|Labour Women Action, AMT||Miguelina Vecchio|
|Democratic Labour Party, PDT|
|Women's Organisation||Lorenza Santos Barbosa|
|Liberal Party of Colombia, PLC||Griselda Janeth Restrepo|
|Women's Organisation of the Côte d'Ivoire||Marie Odette Lorougnon|
|Popular Front, OFFPI||Hué Lou Simone|
|Côte d'Ivoire Popular Front, FPI|
|CPDS Women's Organisation||Epifania Avomo Biko|
|Convergence for Social Democracy, CPDS|
|Social Democratic Women in Finland||Merja-Hannele Vuohelainen|
|Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP|
|Women's Department||Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi|
|Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK|
|Secretariat for Gender Equality||Martha Dalia Gastélum|
|Party of Democratic Revolution, PRD||Hortensia Aragón|
|National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI||Beatriz Paredes|
|Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI||Lourdes Quiñones|
|Norwegian Labour Party Women||Lise Christoffersen|
|Norwegian Labour Party, DNA|
|Women's Wing||Fozia Behram|
|Pakistan People's Party, PPP|
|National Department of Socialist Women||Maria Manuela Augusto|
|Socialist Party, PS|
|Secretariat for Equality||Maribel Montaño|
|Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE||Soledad Cabezon|
Consultative member organisations
|Ukrainian Roses||Svitlana Kniazieva|
|Social Democratic Party of Ukraine, SDPU|
Observer member organisations
|A Just Russia Party||Alla Kuzmina|
|National Union of Saharawi Women, UNMS||Fatma el Mehdi|
|Zapata Foundation||Margarita Zapata|
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The First Hundred Years
A Short History of Socialist International Women
By Irmtraut Karlsson
This book tells the history of the first one hundred years of the Socialist International Women