1992 Updated Again

1992 Global Summit of Women

Dublin, Ireland

July 9-12, 1992


400 Participants from More than 50 Economies Declare the 2nd Global Summit of Women a Resounding Success


Irene Natividad with Iceland’s President Vigdis Finnbogadottir

Former Lithuanian Prime Minister Kazimira Prunskienė at 1992 Dublin Summit Welcoming Reception


Mrs. Wilhelmina Holladay, Founder, National Museum for Women in a session on Women in the ArtsBetty Friedan, author of the Feminine Mystique, speaks at the Opening Ceremony

President Vigdis Finnbogadottir of Iceland addresses participants at the Opening Ceremony (Summit Co-Chair)

President Mary Robinson of Ireland participates in the Opening Ceremony (Summit Co-Chair)

Bella Abzug, Former US Representative and Irene Natividad, Summit President at the Opening Ceremony

Summit President Irene Natividad prepares for a panel session

Keynote Presentations at the 1992 Global Summit of Women

President Vigdis Finnbogadottir, Iceland

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President Mary Robinson, Ireland

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What the Press is Saying...

Leaders Kick Off Women's Summit

About 300 high-profile politicians, artists, activists and corporate leaders from 53 countries kicked off a global summit of women to discuss their role in the changing world order. (Click Here to Read Full Article)

Forum Urges Governments to Act on Gender Equality

Research into diseases which are only beginning to affect women since the increase in their numbers in the workplace must be carried out as a priority, Senator Joaquima Alem any Roca, a Spanish politician, told delegates to the Global Forum of Women in Dublin at the weekend. (Click Here to Read Full Article)


Women are Offering New Leadership

"MNAan Domhain" became part ofthe new vocabulary create d by the
President, Mrs Robinson, when she launched the Global Forum of Women
with President Vigdis Finnbogadottir of Iceland at the Abbey Theatre in  Dublin yesterday. (Click Here to Read Full Article)

Irish Women Get a Clarion Call from Liberation Leaders

Fresh from one more  invigorating defeat-this time at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janiero, Bella Abzug arrived in Dublin as articulate and pugnacious as ever, determined to encourage the women of the world, and especially of Ireland, who are among the least liberated in Europe. (Click Here to Read Full Article)

Countries Represented at the 1992 Global Summit of Women

Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, Peru, Poland, The Republic of Russia, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, USA, Zambia, and Zimbabwe