Women Organize for a
Culture of Peace and
Non-Violence in Africa

Pan-African Women's
Conference on a Culture of Peace

Zanzibar, Tanzania
17 to 20 May 1999

WCP Logo


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Banners informed about thje Conference all over the City of Zanzibar.
This one in in front of the Hotel where the Conference was held.


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The Conference Center : The Bwawani Hotel


Opening Ceremony with, the following:
Ms Gertrude Mongella, President of the Conference
Ms. Espinoza Kazibwe, Vice-President of Uganda
Mr Salim A. Salim, Secretary-General of the OAU
Mr Salim Amour, President of Zanzibar
Mr Federico Mayor, Director-General of UNESCO
Ms Asha Bakri, Minister of Women and Children for Zanzibar
Ms Ingeborg Breines, Director, Woman and a Culture of Peace Programme, UNESCO

The Director-General of UNESCO, Mr Federico Mayor, in
discussion with one of the Conference's participants, Dr Marial Maiga (Mali).


The Secretary-General of the OAU, Mr Salim A. Salim, with Ms Bineta Diop (Left) Rapporteur General of the Conferenceand Ms Ingeborg Breines, (Right) UNESCO Secretary of the Conference.

The Conference Participants also found the time to dance!
(From L to R) Ms Sibanda, Ms Z. Mhiyo, Ms Hamdani, Ms Maiga, Ms Ruphrecht.

From the Plenary
(R) Ms Mariam Mamdani, Co-ordinator of the Local Steering Committee