22/3/2016 : Message from Elisabetta de Franciscis

Dear President Marthe, dear Friends,


Once again the world is appalled by cowardly terrorist attacks designed to kill and maim innocent citizens – this time in Brussels. On behalf of Soroptimist International of Europe, I send our condolences to the people of Belgium and I hope all the members of SI Belgium and their families have been sparred direct losses.  


Soroptimists stand united in our determination to protect and preserve our way of life from terrorism in all its forms ; will continue to be shocked time after time persevering their work towards to build a world in which tolerance, acceptance of diversity and peace can thrive.


In Friendship



Maria Elisabetta de Franciscis

Soroptimist International of Europe

President 2015-2017




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