International Steering Committee for the Economic Advancement of Rural Women (ISC)

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1992-02-26 Geneva Switzerland


26 Feb 1992, Geneva (Switzerland), at first summit meeting in collaboration with F-XF1721 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), which brought together wives of 64 Heads of State and representatives of 35 international organizations. Also referred to as First Ladies -- Les premières dames.


In line with 'Geneva Declaration for Rural Women', call for a radical shift in perception of beneficiaries of rural development; assist women, particularly in rural areas, in exercising their full economic, political and social citizenship.


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International Executive Committee, comprising 5 first Ladies per geographical region, meets as 'Working Meeting of Representatives'. Regional committees. Presidency and secretariat rotate in accordance with venue of the biennial meeting.


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GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth



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