On the fringes of the FIFCJ Bureau Meeting, the International Conference on “Preparations for CSW64 / Beijing + 25: Ideas and Impact Activities” was held on 30 May 2019 in Naples, organized by the Associazione Giuriste Italiane (AGI). On this topic, reports were presented on the situation of each FIFCJ member country in the fight against and prevention of gender-based violence, including policies, legislation, institutions, action by judicial authorities, protection of victims of violence and mitigation and education of citizens and agents of justice institutions on women’s human rights.Reports were presented by the representatives of Argentina, Brazil, Congo, Spain, Italy, Mozambique and Turkey.
The following spoke: Osvalda Joana, President of FIFCJ
Participating in the Conference were members of FIFCJ, from A.G.I. and A.D.G.I. and Italian lawyers.
The following spoke: Anna La Rana, President of A.G.I.
The International Federation of Women in Legal Careers met its Bureau in Naples on 30 June 2019 and the meeting was chaired by its President Osvalda Joana.
The Associazione Giuriste Italiane (A.G.I.), whose President is Anna La Rana, Vice-President of FIFCJ, hosted the event.
Approximately 22 representatives of the FIFCJ member associations and individual members from Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Congo, Spain, USA, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, Mozambique, Portugal and Turkey participated in the meeting. Seven members of the FIFCJ, including honorary presidents Angelina Hurius and Teresa Féria, were represented.
In this meeting, among other matters, information was presented on the preparations for the FIFCJ Extended Council, which will take place in Goiânia, Brazil, from November 20 to 22, 2019, on the theme “The construction of Gender Equality and Rights Human Rights of Girls and Women in the World “.
On May 24, 2019, the Mozambican Women’s Association of Legal Careers (AMMCJ) took over the new members of the governing bodies, namely the members of the General Meeting Board, the Fiscal Council and the Board of Directors. Dallmayza Castanheira Cossa, Counselor of the International Federation of Legal Career Women (FIFCJ), continues in the second term, with First Vice-President Bela Raquel Lithuri, Deputy Treasurer of FIFCJ, Second Vice-President Vitalina Papadakis, Secretary General FIFCJ, Secretary General Eulália Teresa Ofumane, Member Lídia Romão Gulele.
The General Assembly is chaired by Elina Mafuiane Gomes, Portuguese Secretary of the FIFCJ, with First Secretary Bernardo Rafael Matusse, Second Secretary Arlinda Nhanquila and Rapporteur Dione Abel Mabunda.
The Fiscal Council is chaired by Cicília Lubrino Simbine, in re-election, with Secretary Maria Marcelina Joel and Filomena Macandja Rapporteur.
The inauguration ceremony of the new members was led by Lúcia Ribeiro, Chairman of the Officers of the outgoing General Assembly.
The Brazilian Association of Legal Career Women (ABMCJ) held its XXII National Congress, under the theme ODS 5 of the UN, the Construction of Gender Equality in Brazil, from May 23 to 25, 2019 in São Paulo / SP.
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The President of the International Federation of Legal Career Women (FIFCJ), Osvalda Joana (Mozambique), met with the representatives of the FIFCJ member associations and individual members, at the Mission of Mozambique at the United Nations in New York on 15 March 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to prepare the Meeting of the Bureau, which was scheduled for May in Naples at the invitation of the Vice-President of the FIFCJ and President of the Associazione Giuriste Italiane (AGI), Anna La Rana.
The International Federation of Legal Career Women (FIFCJ) held the parallel event on 14 March 2019 at the Armenian Convention Center in New York, under the theme Legal Mechanism to promote Social Protection Systems for Women and Girls, within the framework of of the 63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on Women’s Affairs (CSW63).
The event was attended by Osvalda Joana, FIFC President, Maria Elena Elverdin, Honorary President, Florbela de Araújo, Penelope del Pino, Maria Victoria Espinosa and Altamira Valganon. The meeting was moderated by Denise Scotto, Vice-President of FIFCJ
We share a message from FIFCJ President, Osvalda Joana, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.
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