CONFERENCE: Conference on Kurdish Woman's Role Launched

Kurdsat TV
Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
Western Asia
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Peace Processes
Reconstruction and Peacebuilding
Initiative Type: 
Conferences & Meetings

An International Conference on Woman's Role in Building of Peace was opened in Erbil, the capital of north Iraq's Kurdistan Region, with a large official and civilian presence on international, regional and local participation.

The conference was inaugurated by Kurdistan Region's Parliament Speaker, Kamal Kirkuki, who delivered a speech, welcoming the presence of delegates from different countries of the world.

The two-day conference, attended by a number of Parliament members of Iraq and Kurdistan, along with international female personalities and a number of world activists in women affairs and representatives of international organizations, is scheduled to discuss the role of women in the political process and adjustment of laws, in such a way that serves the democratic process in Iraq.