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Centenary Conference

Women's Power to Stop War - Australian Conference

29 May 2015, 9.00am-5.00pm - Great Hall, University House, Canberra

The conference discussed the who, what, where, how, why of Women's Power to Stop War:

Keynote speakers - Madeleine Rees, Secretary General of WILPF International and Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls.

Special guest speaker - member of Afghan Female Parliamentarians delegation to Australia

Panel - Feminist perspectives on Women's Power to Stop War

Mini-debate - Government Diplomacy is more effective than NGO advocacy for Peacebuilding

Panel conversation - Women Working Globally - on disarmament, the power of women's collaboration, and strengthening women's activism in the peace movement

Kaynote address - the next 100 years of feminism and WILPF action - Young WILPF


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 "There is no way to peace; peace is the way."  
Edith Greene Balch, founding member of WILPF and Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1946.