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ZONTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ROTTERDAM 2008 June 27 - July 2 PowerPoint Presentation
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ZONTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ROTTERDAM 2008 June 27 - July 2

ZONTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ROTTERDAM 2008 June 27 - July 2

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ZONTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ROTTERDAM 2008 June 27 - July 2

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  1. ZONTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ROTTERDAM 2008 June 27 - July 2 Global empowerment through local action

  2. It all started on Thursday June 26th • Dutch Zontians Welcome us at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam

  3. Friday June 27th District 4 meeting • $20,000 3 Rivers Pittsburgh Plaque • Connie Deckert appointed to International LAA • Strategy Discussion on D4 proposal

  4. Saturday June 28 • Delegates & Alternates Training • Advocacy in Action: Trafficking & Education, Donna • Servant Leadership, Bonnie

  5. Saturday June 28 • Zonta International (ZI) • 32000 members • 32 districts • 67 Countries • Nearly every club represented • Over 2000 attending, including guests New Rosa Zonta+ rose

  6. Saturday June 28 • Opening Flag Ceremony • Keynote Speaker, Prof. Akua Kauenyehia, First Vice President to the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Member of ZC Accra Ghana, Africa

  7. Tuesday July 1st Corporate Social Responsibilities Events

  8. July 2nd • 2010 San Antonio Convention Presentation • Rotterdam Philharmonic Concert

  9. Thank You

  10. July 2nd • Farewell Party

  11. Wednesday July 2nd – Final Business Session The Roles of Women in Conflict and Peace • Thea Hilhorst, Prof. Wageningen University

  12. July 2nd Installation Ceremony

  13. Saturday June 28 • Opening Reception

  14. Sunday June 29th Memorial Service 8 am • Gloria & Irene were honored. Business Session 1 • Candidates Speeches • Topic Speaker Nellie Kroes is on “Times” list of world’s 100 most influential people

  15. Sunday June 29th District 4 gathering on Mizar Boat

  16. Monday June 30th • Election of candidates • Business Session 2 - Reports • State of Zonta, Pres. Olivia Ferry • Finance Committee Report • Executive Director Report, Janet Halstead

  17. Monday June 30th - Key Bylaws Changes • Dues will be increased by $15 as of June, 2009 **however, each member is asked to make an additional voluntary dues contribution of $15 this autumn. ZI will send out forms for club usage. • D4’s motion: TO BE INVITED TO MEMBERSHIP, A CANDIDATE SHALL BE ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN OR HAVE EXPERIENCE IN A RECOGNIZED BUSINESS OR PROFESSION IN A DECISION-MAKING CAPACITY. After all these years - at how many conventions, this has finally been accepted by the membership. • International directors – will not continue staggered terms. • International nominating committee will not be all at -large as proposed and motion was withdrawn. • Motion to cancel ‘public relations and communications committee’ failed. • Transfer privileges – passed. • Outreach/diversity of classifications failed. • Chair will NOT replace Chairman as proposed.

  18. Monday June 30th Civic Reception in Laurenskerk Mayor confers damehood, Ingeborg van’t Hoogerhuigs

  19. Tuesday July 1st - Business Session 3 Speaker Dr. Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Pres. Hamburg University Germany, 2 time Amelia winner, member ZC of Stuttgart 2008-10 Zonta International Foundation (ZIF) Budget $4,020,000 • Amelia Earhart Fellowship, $650,000 • Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA), $190,000 • Jane M. Klausman, $150,000 • Rose Fund, $800,000 • WHPPI, $30,000 • International Service Programs$1,600,000 • ZISVAW, $600,000

  20. 2008-10 International Service Programs $1,600,000 • Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Rwanda, $600,000 • Safe Cities in Guatemala and El Salvador, $600,000 • Reduction of Obstetric Fistula in Liberia, $450,000 ZI Strategies to Prevent Violence Against Women (ZISVAW), $600,000 • Ending Violence Against Women thru Community Action in Cambodia, $300,000. • Combating Physical Violence Against Women in Egypt, $200,000 • Rehabilitation of Women Victims of Violence in Syria, $100,000