President's  Corner

  • 3
    Mar
     
    International Women's Day 2016: Envision equality–take action now!
    Women worldwide have been celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March since 1975, to reflect on progress made to achieve gender equality, to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities and to call for sustainable change.
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  • SUSANNE von BASSEWITZ

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    Susanne von Bassewitz is the 2018-2020 President of Zonta International and the Zonta International Foundation.

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  • 22
    Apr
     
    Zonta International President condemns terror attacks in Sri Lanka
    Read Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz's statement on the Sri Lanka attacks.
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  • 7
    Mar
     
    From Susanne's Desk: International Women's Day and Zonta Rose Day 2019

    This International Women’s Day, think equal, build smart and innovate for change. 

    Watch the latest video message from Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz in honor of Zonta Rose Day and International Women's Day 2019.


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  • 10
    Dec
     
    From Susanne's Desk: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    70 years ago, on December 10, 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    This was a true milestone in the history of humankind.


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  • 3
    Oct
     
    From Susanne's Desk: Every two minutes…
    …a woman dies in childbirth. This roughly equates to the crash of two fully booked Jumbo Jets. Only that the plane crashes will make it to the news, but not the dead women or the families they leave behind. 
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  • 1
    Oct
     
    From Susanne’s Desk: Inside the UN General Assembly

    “Let’s stop calling it marriage: It’s a crime.” 

    This sentence has come to my mind again and again since I sat in a packed conference room at the United Nations on Tuesday last week.


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