The activities ofBPW Italy FIDAPAThe year 2012 – 2013Eufemia IppolitoNational President1
WEPs 1 Establishing high-levelcorporate leadershipfor Equal Opportunities2The March 8 Ceremony at the Presidency of the Italian RepublicIts possible to reconcile the work - family timesParticipation in the 56th CSW at the United NationsIts possible to reconcile the work - family timesParticipation in the"2012 Asia Pacific Conference”A wonderful experience of learning and sharingwith others BPW Members, that came from allover the world, on current topicsThe National ThemeThe participation and responsibility for the development of activeand supportive citizenshipThe International themeEmpowered Women Leading Business
WEPs 2 Treat all women and men inan egalitarian workplace –and to support and respecthuman rights and non-discrimination3The contents of the movement ofOpinion held by the Italian ClubsTo debate on the issue of wage differencesTo inform the public opinion on this issueTo support the women for a common andshared actionTo promote common initiatives at all territorial levelsTo reduce, in Italy, the salary gapThe Equal Pay Day at the Italian office of the EuropeanParliamentThis is the event organized by the South East District with the Headof the National Committee “ Women and social policies for EqualOpportunities” on the project of the European Parliament :Europe is for women
4WEPs 3 Ensure the health, safety andwell – being of all women andmen workersThe pain therapyMore than 100 Clubs FIDAPA BPW Italy asked the Minister of HealthRenato Balduzzi the inclusion of childbirth painless with epiduralanesthesia in the Essential Levels of Assistance, the LEA.On February 4, the Fidapa BPW Italy signed a protocol of agreementwith the Minister of Health Renato Balduzzi, in the field of paintherapy.The topics that we must deal are:To promote the fight against pain Promote a culture of care through appropriate medicationsTo inform people about the organization of therapy pain at all territoriallevelsTo organize conferences, seminars, events in order to achieve the abovepoints
WEPs 4 Promote education, trainingand professionaldevelopment for women5The XXIII National CongressRome June 29 - 30 and July 1, 2012The approval of New ConstitutionThe components of the Reform Task Force, the three Supervisorsand the Commission legislation produced a final Constitutionthat was analytically explained and approved in the generalAssembly.The XIV European CongressSorrento September 28 - 29 – 30A great success for the contents , form andresults.The election of the Past National PresidentPinella Bombaci as Secretary of ECCThe Training DaysOur Past National Presidents continue to make their trainingcourses in the Clubs.
WEPs 5 Implement enterprise developmentand marketing practices that give autonomyto the woman6The Network of Mediterranean WomenThe Network of Mediterranean Womenentrepreneurs between BPW Egyptand BPW Italy , was signed in SorrentoConference in Florence"Strategies for sustainability and innovation“The topics dealt : the ethics of finance and social solidarity a moral application to new phenomena of the financial marketA truly innovative finance, able to movetowards access to credit without gender discriminationA precious collaboration with thefinancial Group FIDEURAM
WEPs 6 To promote equality through joint initiatives and supportWEPs 7 Measure and publicly report on progress to achieve gender equality7The dual gender preferenceLaw of 23 November 2012, n. 215to promote effective equality of women and men in elected positionsand public offices of local government .Women on Boards of listed and investees companiesLaw of 12 July 2011 n. 120to provide the gender quotas (30%) on the Boardof Directors of listed and public companies.We established synergies and collaboration with Gender Interuniversity Observatory(Centre on Gender Studies, and Equal Opportunitiesformed by the three Public Universities of Rome)Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Training SpcaFideuram GroupThe collection and selection of applications fromwomen of excellence for the creation of a database ranked by merit andcompetence for listed companies and subsidiaries of PublicAdministration and reference entities;( http://www.fidapa.com/curricula/ )Inclusion of F.I.D.A.P.A. BPW Italy in the database of agencies ofinternship and traineeships courses in favor of university students.
We are waiting for you inItaly !8General AssemblyLecce16 -17 March 2013National ConventionFirenze10-11 May 2013