Africa Regional Conference in Lagos, Nigeria, 2013

Lagos First lady, others call for  women empowerment via  Daily News watch, page 48  

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma encourages young African women to participate in building Africa

“You are the future of the continent, and you must build that future today. You must be strong, be focused and have confidence to reach your dreams. You must be role models for other girls and young women: in Africa and the world, for current and future generations. You are Africa’s future – and I am confident that the future looks bright. We shouldn’t just want you to reach where we are, but beyond.”  Via The African Sun Times Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, AUC Chairperson, Empowers African Girls and Young Women

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has opened the 10th African Regional Conference of the World Association of the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) in Lagos, saying the greatest and most precious resource on the continent remained its people. Read more via StarAfrica.com  AU chair counts Africa’s blessings

All Africa; Africa: 10th Africa Regional Conference for World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts Holds in Lagos - Auc Chairperson Delivers Keynote Address

Nigerian Observer: Nigeria To Host Girl Guides, Scouts Conference

National Mirrow: Nigeria hosts world Girl Guides

VanGuard: Africa Regional Girls Guides Association Conference opens on Monday


Asia Pacific Regional Conference representatives from WAGGGS interviewed on NHK World Radio Japan

NHK World Radio Japan which interviewed Mr. U Tin Nyo from Myanmar, Ms. Mary McPhail and Ms. Low Lih Jeng during AP conference.

(in Japanese and English) Scroll down and click on July 14.


WAGGGS and GSUSA's Together Greening Partnership

WAGGGS and GSUSA's Together Greening Partnership, sponsored by the Alcoa Foundation was highlighted in several news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, and The Street.