Giwo Rubianto Chance to Enter ICW Board

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, September 12 2018 - 16:30 IWST

Ketua Umum Kowani Giwo Rubianto (tengah). (Foto: IST)
Ketua Umum Kowani Giwo Rubianto (tengah). (Foto: IST)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Yogyakarta- General Chair of the Indonesian Women's Congress (Kowani) Giwo Rubianto Wiyogo has the opportunity to enter the Board of Directors of the International Council of Women (ICW), the world's women's organization under the auspices of the United Nations.

The opportunity to enter the International Council of Women (ICW) Board of Directors is one of the results of the 35th General Assembly of ICW in Yogyakarta September 11-20 2018.

"To be President of ICW has not been able because since the 34th General Assembly three years ago in Turkey I was elected as the Coordinator for Communication at the membership of the ICW Standing Committee. For now I can be elected to the Board of Directors," Giwo said in Yogyakarta, Tuesday (11 / 9/2018)

Giwo was met on TVRI Yogyakarta Station after being interviewed directly for the 30 Minute Special Program which was held ahead of the 35th General Assembly of ICW and the One Thousand Indonesian Women's Organization National Meeting in Yogyakarta 11-20 September 2018. Besides Giwo, TVRI also presented the Chairperson of Panitia Gatot Subagio in the talk program.

Giwo said that after entering as a member of the ICW Board of Directors, at least he still needed six more years or two more periods to be elected President of ICW.

He gave an example of Indonesian women who had been the President of ICW for the period 1994-1997, Kuraisin Sumhadi, after two periods or six years before serving as Vice President of ICW.

The information from Antara said that the current 2015-2018 ICW Board of Directors consisted of ICW President Jungsook Kim (South Korea), five Vice Presidents namely Elisabeth Newman and Hean Bee Wee (Australia), Doris Bingley (Malta), Lina Liu (Taiwan ), and Christine Knock (New Zealand), ICW Treasurer Martine Marandel (France), ICW Secretary Nabiye Isin Atala (Turkey), and two members of the ICW Board of Directors Fatos Inal (Turkey) and Jamal Giil Hermes (Lebanon).

In addition to the Board of Directors, in the ICW structure there are also Permanent Committee Members, consisting of the status of women, sustainable development, general well-being, communications, and social issues.

Two Indonesian women who were also administrators of Kowani, Giwo Rubianto and Hadriani Uli Silalahi, each as Coordinator of the Standing Committee on Communication and the Coordinator of the Standing Committee on Sustainable Development.

In addition there are Indonesian women, who are also administrators of Kowani, as advisers to Charletty Choesyana Taula's aging age in the Standing Committee on Social Issues.

The coordinator of the ICW Standing Committee on Women's Status is absent, has five advisors, namely for the issue of human rights (Claudie Bougon-Guibert from France), the implementation of the convention (Vivi Germanos Koutsounadis from Australia), legislation (Christiane Tricot from France), and international relations and peace (Mazal Renford from France).

Coordinator of the Permanent Committee for the Sustainable Development Sector Hadriani Uli Silalahi (Indonesia), with four advisors on women and labor (Mae Chu Chang from Taiwan), economics (empty), consumer issues (empty), rural and urban women (Saida Zniber from Morocco )

Coordinator of the Nadya Anna Mangion (Malta) General Welfare Division, with four health advisers (Lyudmila Porokhnyat from Ukraine), environment (Wendy Rainbird from Australia), habitat (Ayse Aysel from Turkey), and nutrition (Margaret Jip Kuo from Taiwan) .

Coordinator of the Standing Committee on Communication, Giwo Rubianto Wiyogo (Indonesia), with four advisors for education (empty), art and literature (Leone Christophersen from Australia), music (Eleonore Hauer-Rona from Austria), and mass media (Onja Rasamimanana from Madagascar) .

Coordinator of the Standing Committee on Chularat ICW Social Issues Israngkool Na Ayutthaya (Thailand), with four advisors on children and families (Fran Cleaton-Jones from South Africa), youth (Chloe Hill from England), old age (Charletty Choesyana Taula from Indonesia ), and about migration.

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