Christmas Aperitif

The 2017 is coming to an end. For WIIS Italy has been a very important year, full of commitments and satisfactions. We are waiting for you on Wednesday, December 20, 18.30 pm at Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome, to make a toast together and share our past and...

Foundational Event of the “Mediterranean Women Mediators Network”

October 26, 2017

The "Mediterranean Women Mediators Network” (MWMN) was born in Rome, the 26 of october. This is an initiative promoted and realized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), in collaboration with the Istituto Affari Internazionali...

WIIS Italy arrives in Milan!

October 16, 2017

WIIS Italy arrives in Milan! The 16 of october at 6 pm, at ISPI's headquarters, will take place the launch event of the association, where you will have the opportunity to discover our activities! We are waiting for you! 

The world of women in prison

June 21, 2017

The main guest of the event was Carla Ciavarella: Director of the Department of prison's administration of the Ministry of Justice, who has previously worked for the United Nations. Ms. Ciavarella has talked deeply about the condition of women - detained and operators...

The path of women’s rights in the Global Agenda

May 31, 2017

The event was an opportunity to hear the experience of Bianca Pomeranzi (Gender and International cooperation Expert), who has talked about her carrier and the contribution given to the evolution of women’s rights…

Arab women activism and democracy promotion

May 19, 2017

WIIS Italy has organized an aperitif with Nancy Okail. Nancy Okail is an Egyptian activist and a scholar with a focus in democracy and power relations of foreign aid. In 2013, when she was director of “Freedom House Egypt”, Okail was sentenced in absentia to five...

Lessons learned: the experiences from WIIS Global and WIIS Canada

06 aprile 2017

WIIS Italy had the pleasure to welcome in Italy Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, President of WIIS Global and Urooj Mian, already Executive Director of WIIS Canada. It was possible to listen to the advantages and benefits given by the belonging to the WIIS Network, from a...

Women for Human Rights

March 1, 2017

WIIS Italy, in collaboration with Diplo21 (Associazione diplomatici italiani) and the Casa Internazionale delle Donne, organized the event "Women for Human Rights". During the meeting, has been underlined that women are, all over the world, strongly commited for the...