-Providing forum for women to share their insights on women – related issues.
-Proposing an Action Plan to empower women and promote their participation and contributions to the development in our respective countries and the region.
-Gaining better insights about Vietnam, its land and people, its achievements recorded so far and the support form the Government to women’s advancement and gender equality.
-Enhancing friendship and cooperation between ASEAN women, contributing to building a Peaceful, Prosperous and Sustainable ASEAN region
The Conference will have plenary sessions and workshops.
- Plenaries will focus on:
-ASEAN women’s roles in response to the financial crisis and climate change.
-Promoting women’s Advancement and Gender Equality by ASEAN Governments.
Speakers will make presentations above themes and delegates will share their insights and make recommendations, respective.
-Women with Food Security and Safety
-Prevention of Domestic Violence against Women and Children
Day 1: (18 Oct, 2010)
-Meeting of 14th ACWO Board
Day 2: (19 Oct, 2010)
-Opening Ceremony of the 14th ACWO General Assembly
- Entrance of ASEAN Colors
- Remarks (By ACWO President, VWU President)
- Opening Remarks (By Prime Minister)
- ACWO Award Ceremony
- Photo Session
-Plenary session: ASEAN women’s roles in response to the financial crisis and climate change
- Topic 1: Economic empowerment of women
- Topic 2: Women’s roles in environmental protection and response to climate change
- Poverty Alleviation
- Women with Food Security and Safety
- Migrant Workers
- Prevention of Domestic Violence against Women and Children
-Visiting Vietnam Women’s Museum
-Attending the 80th Anniversary of VWU foundation
Day 3: 20 Oct 2010
-Plenary session: Promoting women’s Advancement and Gender Equality by ASEAN Governments
- Topic 1: ASEAN Charter, our responsibilities in implementing the ASEAN charter.
- Topic 2: Promoting Women’s Advancement and Gender Equality by ASEAN Governments.
-Approval of the 14th ACWO Resolution
-Handover Ceremony of the ACWO Presidency to Indonesia (2010 - 2012)
-Closing 14th ACWO General Assembly
-1st Meeting of the 15th ACWO Board
Day 4: 21 Oct 2010
Board of directors for 2008 – 2010
Mme. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa
Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU)
Vice – President:
Ms. Linda Agum Gumelar
Kongres Wanita Indonesia (KOWANI)
Prof. Tan Sri Dato Dr. Sharifah Hapsah
National council of Women’s Organizations, Malaysia (NCWM)
Mme. Sisay Leudet Mounsone
Lao Women’s Union (LWU)
Mme. Khloth Tongphika
Women’s Confederation of Cambodia organizations
Ms. Yowvares Shinawatra
National Council of Women of Thailand (NCWT)
Daw Khin Khin Win
Myanmar Women’s Affaires Federation (MWAF)
Dr. Ann Tan
Singapore Council of Women’s Organizations (SCWO)
Datin Hajah Fatimah Binti Dato Seri Setia Abang Haji Razali
Council of Women of Brunei Darussalam (NCWB)
Dr. Amelou Benitez Reyes
National Council of Women of The Philippines (NCWP)