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Annual Meetings
The International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) has member in five different regions of the world; Africa, Asia and the South Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East, and North America.

Every year, national associations in these regions have their own annual meetings. These meetings provide the attendees with a venue to discuss issues important to the attendees and the organization, and provide an important networking opportunity.

Annual Meetings 2016
Asociación de Mujeres Jueces de Argentina (AMJA) Annual Meeting
​San Juan, Argentina
AMJA held its annual meeting from August 25 to 27th in San Juan, Argentina. This annual meeting focused on three issues: organized crime, sex trafficking, and drug trafficking. The meeting will feature special participants such as Elena Highton de Nolasco, Vicepresident of the Supreme Court, and the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Germán Garavano. 

For more information about the meeting, please send an email to info@amja.org.ar, or see the flyer.​
Asociación de Mujeres Juezes de Espana (AMJE) Annual Meeting
​Barcelona, Spain
AMJE held its annual meeting on September 30th in Barcelona, Spain. Titled "Women without Shelter," the meeting addressed the discrimination women and children face in armed conflict.  Proceeds from the meeting were used to aid those vulnerable populations whose rights have been violated, according to UNHCR.

For more information about the meeting, please send an email to mujeresjuezas@gmail.com, or see the flyer.
National Association of Women Judges Annual Meeting
​Seattle, Washington, USA
NAWJ held its annual meeting from October 5th - October 9th in Seattle, USA. Titled "Faces of Justice," the meeting addressed variety of issues, including sexual assault on college campuses, balancing state, federal and tribal water interests, and strategies to combat trafficking.

For more information about the meeting, click here for a full agenda on the NAWJ website, or see the flyer.
South African Chapter of the IAWJ Annual Meeting
​Cape Town, South Africa
The South African Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges (SAC-IAWJ), in partnership with the Democratic Governance & Rights Unit and the University of Cape Town hosted its 12th Annual General Conference on 12 - 14 August 2016 at the University of Cape Town.

For more information about the meeting, click here for a full agenda.
Annual Meetings 2017
Canadian Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges Annual Meeting
Toronto, Canada
The Canadian Chapter of IAWJ will hold its annual meeting from June 6th - 9th, 2017. Additional Information: Space in the program is limited, but if you have interest in attending, please contact Julie Begbie of the NJI at jbegbie@nji-inm.ca for additional details.

National Association of Women Judges Annual Meeting
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

NAWJ will hold its annual meeting on a cruise on the Holland American from May 20th – 27th. The cruise will launch from Boston, Massachusetts, USA and run to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Earlybird registration ends on January 20th, contact NAWJ- USA director Marie Komisar to register: mkomisar@nawj.org​

Australian Association of Women Judges Annual Meeting
Sydney, Australia

AAWJ will hold its annual meeting in conjunction with the Asia Pacific regional conference from April 27th – 30th in Sydney, Australia. The theme of the conference is Impacts of Judging: An Asia Pacific Perspective.​

La Section Française de l’Association Internationale des Femmes Juges Annual Meeting
Paris, France 

The French section of the International Association of Women Judges hosted it’s first annual meeting in Paris on the 3 of October. SFAIFJ, which was formed in April of 2015, now has over 20 members in the organization. 

During the annual meeting, Chairperson Françoise Canivet reported on the 25th anniversary of IAWJ, the 13th Biennial conference, and thanked SFAIFJ members for their hard work preparing for the moot court. She highlighted several of the meetings she attended throughout the conference, and discussed the desire of several African magistrates to establish a Francophone network within the IAWJ. After these discussions, and as a result of the annual meeting, SFAIFJ created a working group on women in prison in France.

Pour lire la réunion en français, cliquez ici.

NAWJ- USA 39th Annual Conference
Seattle, Washington, USA

The NAWJ will host its annual conference at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia from October 11-15, 2017. The theme of the conference is "Access to Justice: Past, Present and Future." You can find more information about the upcoming conference here, an contact the NAWJ-USA director Marie Komisar to register for the conference: mkomisar@nawj.org

UK Association of Women Judges Autumn Conference
Manchester, United Kingdom

The UKAWJ held its Annual Conference on Friday 21 October 2016 at the Manchester Civil and Family Justice Centre. The UKAWJ has adopted the theme of “Religion, Culture and the Law” for its events over the next two years, and will address these issues across a range of jurisdictions.​ The panels featured discussions on topics such as the role of faith in family disputes, ways which women launch court proceedings to protect their rights,and the proper approach to resolving complaints of discrimination where belief issues arise.

For more information about the meeting, see the full article here
Asociación de Mujeres Juezas de España Annual Meeting
Madrid, Spain

AMJE will hold its meeting for members on February 24th. The meeting is entitled "Addressing Gender Violence with Education," and will feature a panel discussing how education can be used to end gender based violence. IAWJ President Susana Medina will give welcoming remarks to open the meeting. For more information about the upcoming meeting, please see the full schedule here