Women and the post-2015 Development Agenda: The challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) -- Rome, 22-24 May, 2015

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At 11:30 am this morning, 21 May 2015, in the John Paul II Hall of the Holy See Press Office, the press conference of presentation of the International Conference "Women and the post-2015 development agenda : The challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)", promoted and organized by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, together with the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations (WUCWO) and the World Women's Alliance for Life and Family (WWALF). The works of this 2nd International Conference on Women will be held in Rome, from May 22 to 24.

Speakers at the press conference are:

Card. Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Hon. Olimpia Tarzia, President of the World Women's Alliance for Life and Family

Prof. Maria Giovanna Ruggieri, President of the World Union of Catholic Women's Organizations

Dr. Flaminia Giovanelli, Under-Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

Below we publish the texts of the interventions of Cardinal Turkson, Hon. Tarzia and Prof. Ruggieri:

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson

Olimpia Tarzia

Maria Giovanna Ruggieri