September Coffee Morning - Residence of the Ambassador of Finland

September 2022.

September Coffee Morning - Residence of the Ambassador of Finland

The IWC held its first Coffee Morning event of the 2022-2023 year on September 13th, generously hosted by the Ambassador of Finland H.E. Mr. Kimmo Juhani Lähdevirta and his spouse and member of the IWC, Mrs. Pia Kaikonen at the Finnish Residence.  The event was attended by more than 80 renewing members, newcomers and guests.The attendees were addressed by the club president Mrs. Eun Hai Kim and were welcomed to a new ...

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June Coffee Morning - Indigo Hotel

June 2022.

June Coffee Morning - Indigo Hotel

On June 7th the IWC members were guests of Indigo Hotel for the last IWC Coffee Morning event before the summer holidays. On this occasion the previous IWC president and spouse of the ambassador of Pakistan, Sonia Shehryar, formally handed over the presidency to the newly elected Eun Hai Kim, spouse of the ambassador of Mexico. Ms. Kim adressed the members present in her first official speech as president, expressed her hopes and plans for the club in the ...

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General Assembly 2022

May 2022.

General Assembly 2022

On Wednesday May 11th, the International Women’s Club Belgrade held its yearly General Assembly business meeting at the IN Hotel. It was a large gathering with 62 members present. The meet and greet portion was followed by a presentation of the past year’s club business, including charity actions that are to be carried out this summer following the previous year’s fundraising activities.  At the conclusion of the meeting a new president was voted ...

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April Coffee Morning - Hilton Hotel

April 2022.

April Coffee Morning - Hilton Hotel

The April 1st Coffee Morning event of the International Women’s Club of Belgrade was a joint venture with the Malaysian embassy and PERWAKILAN (Ladies’ Association of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia) Belgrade and hosted generously by Hilton Hotel Belgrade. A number of special guests from the diplomatic and business sectors as well as IWC members were in attendance. The highlight of the event was a cultural presentation by the Malaysian ...

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March Coffee Morning - Romanian Embassy

March 2022.

March Coffee Morning - Romanian Embassy

The Romanian embassy graciously invited the members of the International Women’s Club to celebrate the spring holiday “Martisor” with them for the March 2022 IWC coffee morning event. After being welcomed to the event by the IWC president Sonia Shehryar, the embassy guests, IWC members and members of the press were invited by Her Excellency Mrs. Davidoiu to a presentation on the cultural significance of the March 1st holiday, the ...

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February Coffee Morning – Marriott Hotel

February 2022.

February Coffee Morning – Marriott Hotel

The International Women’s Club of Belgrade held its first coffee morning event of the year 2022 on February 3 rd hosted graciously by the Marriott hotel at the CREDO restaurant . It was attended by a large number of members and some guests. The attendees were treated to a surprise flash mob dance to the song "Jerusalem" organized by the club board and a health and safety demonstration by the Minute Nurse institute. President Sonia Shehryar ...

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December Coffee Morning at the Crowne Plaza hotel

December 2021.

December Coffee Morning at the Crowne Plaza hotel

We held our December coffee morning at the Crowne Plaza hotel on December 1st 2021. It was attended by a large number of members and some guests. We were treated to a choir of children from the British International School singing Christmas carols to usher in the season’s spirit. President Sonia Shehryar addressed the gathering, making announcements, welcoming new members, sharing her holiday best wishes, and giving a presentation on the ...

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November Coffee Morning/High Tea

November 2021.

November Coffee Morning/High Tea

The IWC’s November event, which took place on the afternoon of Tuesday November 16th, was a High Tea rather than the usual Coffee Morning. It was held in the luxurious Crystal Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Belgrade. Approximately 80 members and their guests were in attendance. IWC President Sonia Shehryar spoke to the gathering and introduced two special presentations. The first was a saree-draping demonstration led by IWC member Ruma Kohli, ...

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October Coffee Morning

October 2021.

October Coffee Morning

The International Women’s Club, Belgrade held its second Coffee Morning today on the terrace at Belgrade waterfront. The event was attended by over 60 IWC members and some guests. It was generously hosted by the ProHealth clinic. On this occasion IWC donated clothes and school supplies to the UNHCR, an international NGO that provides assistance and support to refugees in Serbia. Thanks to our partners ProHealth, Housewife detox, and Hyatt Hotel for sponsoring ...

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September Coffee Morning at the Residence of the Ambassador of Pakistan

September 2021.

September Coffee Morning at the Residence of the Ambassador of Pakistan

We held our first coffee morning event of the 2021-2022 club year on Wednesday September 8th. An unexpectedly large number of members attended this event. Eighty people in total were on our list which included 14 guests. Due to Covid-19, we had to decline attendance to a number of people after the 6th of September and for that we apologise. There were many ladies from the diplomatic community in attendance. ...

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June Coffee Morning at the Residence of the American Ambassador

June 2021.

June Coffee Morning at the Residence of the American Ambassador

On Wednesday June 2 nd , we held our June Coffee Morning event at the residence of the American ambassador. The event was highlighted by a visit from guest of honor, Madame Vučić. Our newly-elected president Sonia Shehryar, wife of the Pakistani ambassador, spoke to a crowd of nearly 100 IWC members, guests, and other spouses of ambassadors. She presented gifts to Madame Vučić and to Anne Godfrey, wife of the American ambassador. ...

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May General Assembly/Coffee Morning at Swedish Residence

May 2021.

May General Assembly/Coffee Morning at Swedish Residence

The May event was the yearly General Assembly business meeting for IWC Belgrade. It was held on May 11th at the residence of the Swedish ambassador. In addition to reviewing a number of reports, including the financial and charity reports, the attendees voted to elect our new president and vice president, Sonia Shehryar and Myriam Laroche respectively. The business meeting was followed by a delicious lunch of "Swedish summer food." ...

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Spring Coffee Morning at Ada Lake

April 2021.

Spring Coffee Morning at Ada Lake

On April 12th, IWC held its April coffee morning as a picnic at Ada Lake. The weather was splendid and everyone brought potluck dishes so we had a great variety of wonderful food. Milica spoke to the group, sharing the latest news about the work of the charity committee and the target organizations for this year's funds distribution, and she reminded everyone about the important General Assembly meeting coming up on May 11th.   ...

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March "Coffee Marathon"

March 2021.

March "Coffee Marathon"

We held our March Coffee Morning event Wednesday, March 3rd at the residence of the Deputy Chief of Mission of the American Embassy. This was an unusual event for us in that we had to get creative to comply with the pandemic restrictions limiting the size of gatherings of people. Instead of holding a single event in the morning, we held a series of smaller receptions throughout the entire day. Many members, plus a few guests, attended in small groups and were able to ...

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February 2021 Coffee Morning Event with Special Guest Alexandra Grais

February 2021.

February 2021 Coffee Morning Event with Special Guest Alexandra Grais

On Wednesday, February 17th, IWC held the February Coffee Morning on Zoom and had a fascinating presentation from member Alexandra Grais. One of her passions is collecting Chinese export porcelain. Having worked as a cataloger and Director at a famous auction house for many years, Alexandra talked to us about the history of the various types of porcelain, gave us some tips about how to recognize authentic Chinese ...

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