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    IWG Captain’s Lunch to honour IWG 25th Anniversary

    Tuesday 7 May 2019 will mark the largest event to date in New Zealand honouring advocates for... Read more

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    Switzerland commits to feasibility study for Global Observatory

    Gender Equality and Sport: Switzerland commits to moving Kazan Action Plan, Action 4 forward via Feasibility Study... Read more

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    IWG to celebrate 25th Anniversary in Auckland, 7 May 2019

    Aotearoa New Zealand announces “IWG Captain’s Lunch”, attended by new Patron, the Rt Hon. Helen Clark ONZ... Read more

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    New IWG Global Patron and 8th IWG World Conference dates announced

    Rt Hon. Helen Clark ONZ unveiled as new global Patron; 8th IWG World Conference taking place 5-8 May 2022... Read more

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    IWG unveils new faces ahead of UN International Women’s Day 2019

    The IWG announces new Global Executive team and reveals a new global brandmark representing collaboration, connectivity and unity  ... Read more

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    The International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport is the world’s largest network dedicated to Empowering women and girls – Advancing Sport.

    Established in 1994, the IWG developed and remains guardian of the Brighton plus Helsinki 2014 Declaration, which now has 550+ signatories. 

    The IWG is governed by the IWG Global Executive. It advocates for gender equity year-round, running programmes including the IWG Hub. Every four years, it stages the IWG World Conference, the world’s largest gathering of experts on gender equity in sport and physical activity, with 1500+ delegates. 

    The current IWG Secretariat 2018 – 2022 is held by New Zealand. The 8th IWG World Conference will take place in Auckland, New Zealand, 5-8 May 2022.

    The IWG is a not-for-profit with funding from a mix of Grants & TrustsDonations, Fundraising & Gifts and Commercial Partnerships.

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