Socrates /Grundtvig2 Seminar ,,Multicultural Harmony = European
We are very happy to welcome you at the Socrates /Grundtvig2
,,Multicultural Harmony = European Integration'' to be held in
Bucharest, on 17 July 2003 (9,30 –16,30) at the Hotel
Intercontinental, room ,, HORA''
You are cordially invited to attend this European seminar to
share and discuss your ideas, problems and expertise concerning
the perspective of promoting intercultural understanding and
The seminar will focus on the perspectives of multicultural
societies in Europe,need for democracy and democratization, and
the effects of European integration.
The event will be organized by the ASOCIATIA FEMEILOR DIN
Association of Romania)-the first democratic women’s
organization in our country, with the participation of the
partners from Italy, Portugal, R.Moldova, Canada, and many other
important bodies, NGOs, public authorities and media from
Romania. For more details, please see our programs page.
Liliana Pagu in the WHO'S WHO EDITION in
Romania - a princeps edition
Liliana Pagu, the president of the Women's Association of
Romania, in the WHO'S WHO EDITION in Romania - a princeps
edition. This is an enciclopedia of Romanian personalities,
where the president of A.F.R. is presented as one of the most
remarquable Romanian today's personalities. Her presence is
considered to be not only valuable, but also necessary in this
complex picture of the Romanian society at the beginning of the
new millenium. The selection procedure took into consideration
only today's personalities, who have really accomplished a lot
of important and remarquable things at the national and
WHO'S WHO is a guide that appears in most of the European states
and in the U.S.A. and has a long tradition and a large
Partnership between AFR and Culture
(Torino, Italy) for a support humanist center
At the A.F.R. office a meeting with the representatives of the
organisation MIXED CULTURE from Torino, Italy took place on the
9th of August, 2002. The purpose of the meeting was the creation
of a support humanist center. The principles that are the base
of this social project are: solidarity, non-violence,
non-discrimination, self-organisation and reciprocity. As it is
consistent with its concept " Help me to help you", the Women's
association of Romania agreed to become part of this project, as
it aims at a non-violent, multi-ethnical and non-discriminative
society, at a good communication between people and at citizens'
direct participation at the election process, as the latter
concerns their own existence and life.
The project is based on voluntariate and on the contribution of
the members of the society.
Liliana Pagu was invited to take part at
the National Convention of Democratic Women within the
As the initiator and the lider of Women's Movement in Romania,
the president of the Women's Association of Romania, Liliana
Pagu, was invited to take part at the National Convention of
Democratic Women within the Democratic Party , which took place
on the 17th of August, 2002, at the Parliament Palace. The
political program "Women's Promotion into the Politics" was
launched under these circumstances, as the increase of women's
participation into the politics and at the decision-making
process is considered to be extremely necessary.
The president of A.F.R. took the floor and welcomed the
initiation of this open dialogue between the democratic women
and the civil society. Also, she launched the A.F.R. proposal to
establish an alliance with the democratic women, in order to put
an end to any kind of discrimination against women and in order
to create women's proper statute in Romania.
CIPE seminar of negotiation techiniques
A meeting with Mr. Michael Slotznik (USA) took place on the 1st
of August, 2002, between 10.30 and 14.30 at the A.F.R. office.
Mr. Michael Slotznik is a famous attorney, a professional
negotiator and author of some special books, with a great
experience in advocacy, negotiation, human resources,
strategical planning. The American specialist, based on CIPE's
recommendation (Center for International Private Entreprise),
wanted to know more about our projects and programs and to
counsel us regarding our activity in the field of promoting
business women and supporting women who want to become or
already are entrepreneurs.
The president of A.F.R., Mrs. Liliana Pagu, presented the
successful results obtained by A.F.R. within national, regional
and international programs, and the success of the Business
Membres of A.F.R., persons invited from other partner
associations and representatives from the Ministry of European
Integration and from CIPE took part at the meeting.
The American expert, together with the participants, built the
structure of a new project, at the national level, in the best
interest of entrereneurial women in Romania.