Black Women in Europe

UPDATE: The Silent Majority – European Women’s conference – 11 May – London

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel The Silent Majority Conference on Monday 11 May.

We still hope to be able to hold the conference at a later date and will keep you informed.

Eva Szabo
European Commission Rep in the UK
8 Storey’s Gate, London SW1P 3AT, UK


*78% of women in the UK agree that politics is dominated by men.

11 May 2009 from 2pm to 5.30pm

The European elections will be held on 4 June in the UK.

This conference, organised by the European Commission Representation in the UK together with the UK Office of the European Parliament, aims to explore why women are less active in politics and, through round-table discussions, come up with ways to encourage more active participation.

Barbara Follett MP, Minister for Culture
Thérèse Murphy, President of the European Women’s Lobby
Prof. Susan Banducci, University of Exeter
Dr. Yvonne Galligan, Queens University, Belfast

Monday 11 May from 2pm to 5.30pm

One Great George Street
London SW1P 3AT

Participants can respond to with Subject: 11 May.

There is no registration fee for participating at this event.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Eva Szabo.

Direct line: +44 (0)20 7973 1952
Switchboard: +44 (0)20 7973 1907

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