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Values, goals et charter of Millennia2015



Millennia2015 shows women themselves and the world, that they can bring change towards a more human and sharing community.


Eleonora Masini, Millennia2015, its role and its spirit, Roma 2010


Millennia2015 "Women actors of development for the global challenges" is a foresight research process launched and implemented in 2007 by the Destree Institute, a European pluralist research centre based in Wallonia, NGO official partner of UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (consultative status) and in special consultative status with the ECOSOC, United Nations Economic and Social Council (August 2012).


The Millennia2015 process, built with its international partners, is structured through three phases: "information transfer", "knowledge process" and "intelligence platforms". They are regulated by international conferences organized by The Destree Institute.


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   Values of Millennia2015


The key values of Millennia2015 are complementarity equality between women and men, respect for rights and diversity, promotion of the human capital and of digital solidarity in order to empower women.




   Mission de Millennia2015


The mission of Millennia2015 is to examine strategies that will lead towards more equality and solidarity, while respecting cultural and linguistic diversity. It also works on the hypothesis related to new models of development taking into consideration the needs and values of women by the year 2025.






   Tasks of Millennia2015


The tasks of Millennia2015 consist in identifying the nature of current and future changes, promoting a culture of respect for diversity and peace, recognizing and acknowledging women's ability to be actors and not victims of social change; building networks of feminine capacities.




   Governance and network of Millennia2015


The governance of Millennia2015 is ensured by its direction and its team within The Destree Institute. The implementation of the Action plan for women's empowerment and gender equality is ensured by the Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation, PUF. The functioning of Millennia2015 is based on the strength and interaction of the Millennia2025 International Voluntary Researchers' Network, which is a valuable human capital consisting of members, contributors, regional communities and international thematic working groups (IWG) in nearly 140 countries and regions. The collaborative objective of Millennia2015 is to federate, on the multilingual website, all the stakeholders mobilized for women's empowerment, making sure to include the poorest.




   The foresight process of Millennia2015


Basing on content analysis dealing with gender issues raised since 2008, the 37 variables of Millennia2015 have been formulated and analyzed by the contributors. The elaboration of hypothesis will enable Millennia2015 to set the issues, in preparation of the 2012 international conference, in other words the good questions to be answered by expressing desirable futures. The issues led the group to formulating a clear and elaborated vision 2025. The strategy needed to reach Millennia2015 vision is the Action plan for women's empowerment, finalized at the Millennia2015 conference with the patronage of the UNESCO on 3 and 4 December 2012 in Paris.






   Ethics of Millennia2015


Each member partner of Millennia2015 is committed to respecting the United Nations Charter and the fundamental texts of the UNESCO, the charter and intellectual property of Millennia2015, as well as those of the involved partners; to supporting women's empowerment and the building of more equitable futures in their countries; to respecting and promoting a society based on mutual respect, complementarity and equity; to encouraging respect for cultures and diversities; to acting with a perspective of education and training for all, of sustainable development and search of harmony.




   Charter of Millennia2015 and the Millennia2025 "Women and Innovation" Foundation


The charter of Millennia2015 "Women actors of development for the global challenges" specifies the objectives and approach of the foresight research process at short, medium and long-term. It defines the values, principles and challenges, determines the ethical criteria and the intellectual property. The charter is a contract firmed by the implied stakeholders. They are aware of the responsibilities of each one for a period determined by mutual agreement. Any person, entity or organization adhering to Milllennia2015 principles and values, wishing to contribute to women's empowerment, to their full participation, in complementarity with men, to the definition and construction of more ethical alternatives futures, is invited to sign the Millennia2015 charter.


Based on the values detailed in Millennia2015 charter, the Millennia2025 "Women and Innovation" Foundation, public utility foundation, is dedicated to implementing the activities of the Millennia2015 foresight research process and to ensure the realization of the action plans with local partner organizations of Millennia2015.






Marie-Anne Delahaut,
President, founder and CEO of the Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation, PUF.
Director of research at The Destree Institute, Head of the Information Society Unit

Founder and Head of Millennia2015, "Women leaders of development for the global challenges"


delahaut.marie-anne [at]  - - -   #M2025

Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation, PUF

9/4, avenue Louis Huart - B 5000 Namur, Wallonia - Tel: 32(0)495.213.981.  




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 Millennia2025 Woment and Innovation Foundation  

Women and Innovation Foundation,
Public Utility Foundation


Fondation Millennia2025
Femmes et Innovation,
Fondation d'utilité publique



Institut Destrée - The Destree Institute

The Destree Institute, NGO official partner of
UNESCO (consultative status) and 
in Special consultative status with
the United Nations ECOSOC since 2012 


L'Institut Destrée, ONG partenaire officiel de
l'UNESCO (statut de consultation) et 
en statut consultatif spécial auprès de l'ECOSOC
des Nations Unies depuis 2012




International conference,

with the patronage
of the UNESCO 


Conférence internationale

avec le patronage
de l'UNESCO   ©   Institut Destrée - The Destree Institute