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Summary of the 4th International Conference of Ethiopian Women in the Diaspora: The Role of Civil Society Organization in the 2015 Ethiopian Elections

The Center for the Rights of Ethiopian Women (CREW) held its fourth international conference of Ethiopian women in the diaspora on March 7, 2015 at Sheraton hotel in Silver Spring Maryland. The theme of the conference was “The Role of Civil Society Organizations in the 2015 Ethiopian Elections.” The main objective of this conference was to examine the impacts of the 2009 Societies and

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Call For Papers: Fourth International Conference of Ethiopian Women in the Diaspora March 7, 2015 Washington DC, USA

The Role of Civil Society Organization (CSOs) in the Upcoming Elections in Ethiopia  Call for papers  Civil society organizations (CSOs) flourished in Ethiopia from early 1990s to 2005 better than ever before. Some of these civil society organizations focused on service delivery, others on civil rights, gender equality and good governance, and still others on consciousness raising and the environment. In 2009, the Government

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Summary of 3rd Annual International Conference of EthiopianWomen in the Diaspora

April 2, 2014   Summary of 3rd Annual International Conference of EthiopianWomen in the Diaspora Held on March 22, 2014 Silver Spring Sheraton, Silver Spring, Maryland The program started with CREW member, Hiwote Mekonnen, introducing the objectives of the conference and introducing Dr. Maigenet Shiferraw, President of CREW. Dr. Maigent gave a brief preview of the short history of CREW  and outlined the theme

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Second Annual International Conference of Ethiopian Women

Second Annual International Conference of Ethiopian Women in the Diaspora Ended with Resounding Success ESFNA commits to future collaboration and support Center for the Rights of Ethiopian Women (CREW), a non-profit, non-government, peace and human rights organization dedicated to promoting the rights of Ethiopian women worldwide through advocacy and education, was established as an outcome of a successful international conference on Ethiopian women that

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