The international organization “Expo&Women” has been created in 2015 in order to involve women of Kazakhstan and the world in the movement for ecology, an innovation and EXPO. One of the main tasks of the organization has designated on active assistance to participation of women in events of the international exhibitions – Milan EXPO-2015, Astana EXPO-2017, Beijing EXPO-2019, Dubai EXPO-2020, etc.
On August 14, 2015 the “Plan of measures on realisation of the Memorandum of cooperation between the National commission on affairs of women and family population policy at the President of Kazakhstan and the National company “Astana EXPO-2017” on preparation and carrying out to the International specialized EXPO-2017 exhibition for 2015-2017 years has been signed . IO “Expo&Women” became the main performer of this plan, to be exact 12 points from 15 are related to IO “Expo&Women”.
In general within 2,5 years of activity of IO “Expo&Women” approximately 50 actions of republican and international level has been realized. We can say with confidence that our organization became public provider of EXPO international exhibitions not only in Kazakhstan. Today we are proud of the fact that we have a number of strong international partners who are ready to move together with us in one direction – positioning of women and women’s organizations of the world on all EXPO.
The international initiatives of IO “Expo&Women” — important public heritage of EXPO-2017. It is the new macro-level of civil activity – from activity of separate NGOs till inclusion of Kazakhstan citizens in the large-scale international movements.