In anticipation of the highly awaited 15th AWID International Forum, dedicated to championing feminist and gender justice movements, more than 2,500 individuals from all over the world participated in Bangkok Thailand, and 3,000 participated virtually, from November 20 to 24, 2023, for the Pre-Event. This pivotal gathering laid the groundwork for the main Forum, scheduled for December 2-5, 2024, at the prestigious Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. Hosted by AWID, a global organisation committed to advancing women's rights, the Pre-Event served as a crucial platform for meaningful discourse and forging new alliances in the pursuit of gender equality.
Venue Bangkok, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
The QSNCC has been selected as the venue for the upcoming 15th AWID International Forum. This decision highlights the center's modern design, adaptability, and commitment to thoughtful accessibility as a core principle. It will provide a comfortable and professional environment for all attendees. This flexibility ensures a seamless and efficient experience for the Forum, accommodating its diverse needs and aligning with the AWID International Forum's fundamental values of inclusivity and equality.
Strategic Alliance with Professional Conference Organizer (PCO)
Acknowledging the pivotal role of Professional Conference Organizer (PCO), the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) has meticulously selected N.C.C. Management & Development Co., Ltd. (N.C.C.). This distinguished organisation demonstrates an unwavering commitment to diversity and gender justice and brings to the table a wealth of experience in organising impactful events that seamlessly align with AWID's mission and values.
N.C.C.'s selection as PCO underscores AWID's dedication to choosing collaborators who prioritise sustainability and social responsibility in large-scale gatherings, aligning perfectly with AWID's principles and values. Their proven capabilities and deep commitment to AWID's principles ensure their success as the PCO for
this significant gathering, firmly establishing N.C.C. as AWID's preferred mission-aligned organising organisation. Their impressive track record, exemplified by the APEC 2022, further cements their position as a trusted and capable organising organisation for AWID.
Warm Welcome and Symbolic Gesture
N.C.C. executives warmly welcomed Pre-Event participants, presenting them with a specially crafted welcome drink named "Wonder." This thoughtful gesture served as a tangible embodiment of N.C.C.'s unwavering commitment to fostering creativity and innovation in the pursuit of gender equality. The carefully chosen name, "Wonder," was intended to evoke anticipation, excitement, and boundless possibilities, aligning with the spirit of the event and the collective aspirations of participants – a convergence of passionate individuals united by a common purpose, ready to embark on a journey toward a world where equality and justice reign supreme.
Collective Journey for a Brighter Future
The conclusion of the 15th AWID International Forum Pre-Event in November 2023 marked a pivotal moment in the global quest for equality and justice. The event ignited a beacon of hope, illuminating the path toward a more just and equitable world. Participants and organisers' unwavering adherence to diplomatic principles, demonstrated through steadfast collaboration and resilience, laid the groundwork for transformative change. Their dedication to open dialogue, inclusive collaborations, and innovative solutions instilled a profound sense of impact and transformative potential. The message was clear: the journey toward diversity and gender justice deserves unwavering commitment and collective effort.