Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Babaylan Europe Conference in October

In Celebration of its 15th Year, Babaylan Cordially Invites to
a Europe-wide Conference of Filipinas
Theme: Gender Dimensions of Migration and Development*
Empowering Filipinas in Europe – their Participation in
Development Processes in Europe and in the Philippines

October 26-28, 2007
Jugendherberge Köln-Deutz
(Köln-Deutz Station/Deutzer Freiheit)
Siegesstraße 5
Cologne, Germany

Friday, October 26
Ab 15:00 Arrival of Participants from other European Countries
Registration/Getting to Know You/Network Updates/Books Presentation
Saturday, October 27
9:00-12:30 Opening of the Day/Panel DiscussionSpeakers:
Ambassador Delia Domingo-Albert (invited)
Ellene Sana from CenterMigrant Advocacy, Philippines (invited)
Bernice Campos Roldan, Unlad Kabayan, Philippines
Mother Irene Dabalus OSB (invited)

Parallel Workshops
· Development Projects in the Philippines
Gender and Literature in Cultural Context
Gender and Spirituality
Developing Filipina Migrant Agenda in Europe
Putting up Cooperatives
Organizing Migrant Domestic Workers

20:00 Cultural Evening, Barcelona Hall in DJH, Jugendherberge Köln-Deutz

Sunday, October 28
Plenary Session – Babaylan Network
11:00 to 12:00 Closing Ceremonies

*Gender Issues: How we as migrant women are affected not only in the
familial context but also in the social, cultural and economic aspects as
can also be seen in the development discussions. Paano ako bilang
babaeng migranteng nakakatulong sa ikauunlad ng Pilipinas at sa
pamumuhay natin sa Europa.

For Details: Call: Babaylan Germany 02234.965733/35,
Email: babaylanes@gmx.de