The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark, will open the eighth World Women’s Conference of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) in Melbourne on Tuesday February 18.
Ms Clark’s keynote address will be followed by a news conference with four leading international unionists attending the talks:
The ACTU is hosting the four-day conference, which is being attended by 300 international delegates from more than 70 countries and 200 Australians. The ICFTU represents represents 158 million union members, including 63 million women, through 231 affiliated organisations in 150 countries and territories.
What: Conference Opening – Keynote Address by Helen Clark Prime Minister of New Zealand
When: 9.30am Tuesday February 18, 2003
Where: Main Conference Room, Carlton Crest Hotel 65 Queens Road, Melbourne 3004
What: Opening news conference – ICFTU General Secretary Guy Ryder, AFL-CIO Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson, Chair of the ICFTU Youth Committee Tandiwe Munyanyi, ACTU President Sharan Burrow
When: 12.30pm Tuesday February 18, 2003
Where: Press Conference Room, Carlton Crest Hotel, 65 Queens Road, Melbourne 3004