A Day in Brussels – Meeting Minister Cecile Kyenge, Italy

A Day in Brussels – Meeting Minister Cecile Kyenge, Italy

With roots stemming back to 2007 with The Vienna Declaration the Black European Women’s Council (BEWC) is set to revive itself. The first step was a face-to-face meeting with some of the board members representing Austria, Italy, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In addition to discussing the future of the BEWC we had the honor …

6th Meeting of the European Integration Forum: The involvement of countries of origin in the integration process

6th Meeting of the European Integration Forum: The involvement of countries of origin in the integration process

Participants of the 6th Meeting of the European Integration Forum: The involvement of countries of origin in the integration process were representatives from 22 European organizations, members of the European Economic & Social Committee, national contacts points of integrations, members of the European Parliament, European Commissioners and representatives of national organizations from 26 countries. During …

Black European Women’s Council continues the road to establishment in Brussels

Black European Women’s Council continues the road to establishment in Brussels

During the past two years the Black European Women’s Council (BEWC) has held two strategic meetings; one in Holland and the second in Austria, toward its goal of establishing itself in the heart of the EU quarter in Brussels. The BEWC also organized a conference in Brussels which was attended by EU politicians, leaders of …

Beatrice Acheleke Honored with The 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit “Freedom and Justice” Award

Beatrice Acheleke Honored with The 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit “Freedom and Justice” Award

Beatrice Acheleke, founder and leader of the Black European Women’s Council was honored at the 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit this month in Washington, DC. Ms. Acheleke is a mother, executive director of AFRA, a non-profit, non governmental self-organisation and NGO of Black Women with headquarter in Vienna, Austria, and an inspiration to Black women …

Announcing the New Board of the Black European Women’s Council

Announcing the New Board of the Black European Women’s Council

At the Black European Women’s Council General Assembly and Capacity Building Seminar on April 9-10th in Soesterberg /Utrecht, Holland our new Board of Directors was chosen: President : Beatrice Achaleke Vice-President: Yvette Jarvis Treasurer : Hellen Felter Secretary : Sandrine Joseph Congratulations ladies! We’re counting on your leadership.

Black European Women’s Council Gifts for the Holidays

Black European Women’s Council Gifts for the Holidays

Dear all! It pleases me to inform you that our boutique is now online, hopefully on time for your to benefit from our Christmas offers! You can order DVDs or Books to support the activities of the Black European Women’s Council. Order on time and we shall gladly process and deliver to you on time. …

Call for Black Women in Europe to submit your story for publication

Call for Black Women in Europe to submit your story for publication

Beatrice, the dynamic sister in Vienna who organized the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna last year that lead to the launch of the Black European Women’s Council that will launch in the European Parliament next month is requesting written submissions from sisters in Europe. Here are the details: Dear All! Thanks so much …

Update launching Black European Women’s Council on Sept. 9th 2008

Update launching Black European Women’s Council on Sept. 9th 2008

Dear everybody! Greetings from Vienna This Mail is to remind you of the upcoming launching of the Black European Women’s Council on Sept. 9th 2008 in the premises of the European Economic and Social Committee Rue Van maelant 1040 Brussels. *Our achievements so far:* 1. Thanks to Brenda’s unending support it was possible for us …

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 …