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Portraying Women Leadership in Water Cooperation

Arzu Ozyol is an active business woman who setup the first branch of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International) in Turkey. She is the Vice President of UN relations with BPWI and the representative of BPWI for the Women for Water Partnership. She has a background as an environmental engineer and lectures at Yeditepe University in Turkey, furthermore she is the CEO of HYDRA Project and Consulting Co.



February 18th, 2015
WfWP side event CSW59 in NY Women’s role in water diplomacy as key for empowerment

Together with the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the UN, Soroptimist International
Europe and International Federation of Business and professional Women, WfWP is holding a side event the 17th of March in New York: "Women’s role in water diplomacy as key for empowerment"

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February 3rd, 2015
WfWP congratulates Ruchira Gupta- 2015 NGO CSW Woman of the Year Distinction Awardee

Ruchira Gupta from India, founder of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, has been awarded the annual NGO Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Woman of Distinction Award.

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February 2nd, 2015
WfWP's Strategic Partner UN Women ED Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on gender equality

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She wrote an article "Why we need new allies for gender equality" and held a Q&A session: How can we make the world better for women?

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February 1st, 2015
WfWP member “TGNP Mtandao Monthly”

WfWP member Tanzanian Gender Networking Programme has published their monthly updates “TGNP Mtandao Monthly” for September and December 2014.

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January 27th, 2015
Steering Committee member Diana Iskreva is the deputy Chair of the Compliance Committee of the Protocol on Water and Health.

WfWP proudly announces that our Steering Committee member Diana Iskreva is recently elected as the deputy Chair of the Compliance Committee of the Protocol on Water and Health.

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January 20th, 2015
Views on progress, best practices and lessons learnt during the International decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ 2005 – 2015

A retrospection by Alice Bouman-Dentener, Honarary Founding President of WfWP.

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January 19th, 2015
Interview with Alice Bouman-Dentener at 2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference

WfWP's Honorary Founding President expressed her views in Zaragoza on the conference and on implementing sustainable water

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January 17th, 2015
Women for Water Partnership coordinated civil society pillar at the 2015 annual UN Water conference

The annual UN Water conference, which is organised by the UN Water for Life Decade Programme (UNW-DPAC) took place from 15 to 17 January in Zaragoza, Spain.

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