a) The AFGW Triennial Conference (now superceeded)
This was a national meeting of Members and State and Territory Associations that determined AFGW policies for the coming triennium, decided on any changes to the Constitution, and elected the incoming Office Bearers (the Executive). In 2013, it was decided to discontinue the Triennial Conference and replace it with Annual General Meetings
2012 35th Triennial AFGW Conference held in Brisbane Public Day Papers are available for members in the Members’ Section
2009 34th Triennial Conference held in Sydney
2006 33rd Triennial Conference held in Canberra
b) The GWI Triennial Conference
This is held every three years, hosted each time by a different national affiliate. Recent Conferences have been held in Cape Town, South Africa (2016); Instanbul, Turkey (2013); Mexico City, Mexico (2010); Manchester, England (2007); Perth, Australia (2004); Ottawa, Canada (2001); Graz, Austria (1998); Yokohama, Japan (1995); and in Palo Alto, USA (1992). The Conference offers interdisciplinary seminars and workshops, opportunities for networking, and international friendship. Click here to see All Conferences
Final Resolutions as agreed by the GWI General Assembly in August 2016 in Cape Town
Resolutions were passed on the following issues: Bullying, Disability, Polygamy, Harassment, Tolerance, FGM, Trafficking, Child marriage, Carbon taxes, Young members. The resolutions are available 2016 GWI Resolutions (password required).
Next GWI Conference will be held in conjunction with GWI’s 100th Anniversary – Peace Through Education. Geneva Switzerland has been selected as the venue for the next GWI triennial conference, taking place in August 2019.