What the media articles won’t tell you about what happened at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

What the media articles won’t tell you about what happened at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

1. Each Black European Woman attending felt a bond with each other. We were all sisters together regardless of our African origin or European location. 2. Every woman at the Congress made a personal and/or financial committment to be in Vienna and each one made a committment to reach out to other Black European women …

Black European women at Vienna congress urge recognition, equality

Black European women at Vienna congress urge recognition, equality

VIENNA, Austria: Black women play a crucial role across the EU and deserve to be recognized and respected, and have equal opportunities, organizers of a black European women’s congress said Saturday. The three-day gathering, which ended Saturday afternoon, drew more than 80 black women from 16 European Union countries, as well as from Switzerland and …

When Sisters from 16 Different EU Countries Get Together, Good Things Happen!

When Sisters from 16 Different EU Countries Get Together, Good Things Happen!

I made it to Vienna for the 1st Black European Women’s Congress and I am so grateful to be here. Unfortunately the hotel does not have a wireless connection and I am having connection problems using the cables, so I cannot blog live and share the photos and videos I have taken (yet), but in …

Vienna Declaration from the 1st Black European Women’s Congress

Vienna Declaration from the 1st Black European Women’s Congress

Vienna Declaration from the 1st Black European Women’s Congress Declaration of the Black European Women´s Congress Vienna, 27 – 29th September 2007 We Black European Women from 16 EU Member States, and Switzerland, gathered in Vienna from 27 – 29th September 2007 within the framework of the European Year for Equal Opportunities for All; under …

I’m getting excited!

I’m getting excited!

It’s not long now that I will attend the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna. This is a European Union directive with the main goal being the discussion of ways to improve the lives of black women and children in Europe. I’m all for that! I recently learned that black women will be coming …

Black European Women’s Congress 2007

Black European Women’s Congress 2007

2007 has been declared European Year for Equal Opportunities for All by the European Union. The International Center for Black Women’s Perspectives (AFRA) is taking this as a challenge to organise the 1stBlack European Women’s Congress from September 27-29 2007 in Vienna, Austria. The 1st Black European Women’s Congress intends to bring together black women …