Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

Name Ms. Silvi Sterr
Position International Secretary:
Address Rue de Varembé 1, CH-1211 Genève 20
Phone +41-22-919 70 80
Fax +41-22-919 70 81
E-mail wilpf@iprolink.ch
Web http://www.wilpf.int.ch

Activity summary:

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom functions on the international, national and local levels. It seeks to educate, inform and mobilise and mobilise women for action to achieve its goals. It organises meetings, seminars, conferences and summer schools to study issues and seek solutions to social, economic and political problems. It organises campaigns to promote disarmament measures, to halt adventurism and interventions and to eliminate injustices.
WILPF offers three one-year internships to young women to learn about the role of the United Nations in the fields of disarmament, development/environment and human rights as the League relates to these areas.