International Women’s Day

​On Thursday March 6, 2014, the Ambassadors’ Club of Israel , the Government Press Office and Na’amat – Movement of Working Women & Volunteers marked the day of International Women’s Day in a special event for foreign ambassadors and foreign Journalists posted in Israel. This is a joint initiative of the Ambassadors’ Club led by ambassador Yitzhak Eldan and Press Government Office led by Mr. Nitzan Chen to mark in Israel throughout the year international days recognized by United Nation.

The event that was dedicated to the International Women’s Day held on March 8 focused on strengthening women and cooperation between Jewish and Arab women. The foreign dignitaries included representatives from the embassies of Italy, El Salvador, Moldova, Spain, Paraguay, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Philippines, Nepal and the Republic of Congo.​

The group visited the Na’amat Hashalom daycare center in Jaffa, a bilingual center for Jewish and Arab children and Na’amat Glickman Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Domestic Violence in the Family in Tel Aviv. The event was in the presence of official guests among them: Ms. Elpida Rouka, chief for regional affairs, Office of the Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, UNSCO and Ms. Vered Swid, director of the Authority for the Advancement of the Status of Women at Prime Minister Office; and Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai.​

Adv. Ruth Amit-Fogel, a board member of the Ambassadors’ Club and Honorary Consul of Paraguay – spoke on Behalf of Ambassador Yitzhak Eldan about women in general and cooperation between Jewish and Arab women:

Invitation to the Event

The Event in the Media

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