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Opposition Leader In East Timor

The participants will also be part of the first meeting of the Pacific Island Women Caucus taking place after the exchange Opposition Leader, Ro Teimumu Kepa and four other Women
26 Oct 2015 10:30
Opposition Leader In East Timor
Sodelpa member and opposition leader,Ro Teimumu Kepa (right) with other members during the Management Board meeting at Salavation Army premises yesterday. pic.......RAMA

The participants will also be part of the first meeting of the Pacific Island Women Caucus taking place after the exchange

Opposition Leader, Ro Teimumu Kepa and four other Women MP’s will be attending an Annual Women Leader’s Exchange Programme today at the capital city of East Timor, Dili  Timor Leste.

This programme is organised by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM), Feto iha Kbiit Servisu Hamutuk (FKSH), Caucus Iha Politika with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pacific Centre from the 26th to the 29th of October.

Representatives from civil societies in Fiji and the Fiji Women’s Forum co-convener are also part of the trip.

Representatives from Fiji Women’s Forum co-convener, Fiji Women’s Rights Movement(FWRM) executive director, Tara Chetty, Losana Tuiraviravi (FWRM); Bulou Lavenia Cabebula Yavala from the Soqosoqo Vakamarama (SSVM); Frances Tinai Tawake (FemLINK) and National Council of Women Fiji (NCWF) Fay Evangeline Volatabu are also part of the trip.

The participants will also be participating in the first meeting of the Pacific Island Women Caucus taking place after the exchange, where they will be joined by other women parliamentarians from other Pacific Islands.

This exchange seeks to facilitate dialogue that explores the conditions that enable women parliamentarians across parties, to organise to contribute to women’s substantive representation along with the processes and structures that enable and strengthen women’s political leadership and participation.

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