News & Events

District 27 organizes and participates in various events. The biennial District 27 Conference and the biennial Zonta International Convention are the most well-known. We make decisive decisions and look ahead to the following years during these events. We do this in a pleasant setting, where the joy of meeting other Zontians also plays an important role.


Be sure to keep an eye on our calendar for the following events. We would love to have you there.



District 27 June 2024 Newsletter from our Governor Ute Noeske

Please read our Governor's new newsletter ! I hope you'll enjoy the short read and find all information needed!

18 June 2024

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Area 06 Meeting in Brussels - 4th May 2024

On the 4th of May, a momentous occasion has been shared as the esteemed members of Zonta International Area 06 came together for their final area meeting of the Biennium 2022-2024 with a challenging theme for a panel discussion: Embracing the future of ZONTA: a forward thinking journey for a brighter future for women and girls.

4 June 2024

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10th European Interdistrict Seminar

District 13 is organising the 10th European Interdistrict Seminar in Copenhagen. It will take place from 2nd to 4th May 2025. STANDING UP FOR DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION Save the date !

8 May 2024

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New Zonta Club of Schleswig

District 27 welcomes the new Zonta Club of Schleswig.

8 May 2024

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A new Zonta Z-Club in Uzhhorod! Zonta Z-Club SAKURA

What a great success! Congratulations to all zontians of Area 04!

24 February 2024

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66th International Convention in Brisbane

We cannot wait to see the adventure that awaits us in Australia for the 2024 Zonta International Convention, which will take place 27-30 June 2024.

8 November 2023

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Women in STEM 2023

The Zonta International Women in STEM Scholarships encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In 2023 Zonta District 27 selected three award winners.

14 December 2023

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January Amelia Earhart Month

14 January 2024

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Looking back at the 15th District Conference in Luxembourg

A once in a lifetime experience, it certainly was the 15 th Zonta District 27 Luxembourg Conference seen through the lens of the area director A 06.

8 November 2023

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D27 Area 06 Friendship- Art -Taste Fun Day October 14th

On October 14th 40 zontians from D27 area 06 gathered on a sunny Saturday morning for a Friendship-Art-Taste moment at the WIELS Art Center in Brussels.

8 November 2023

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Report from Ushhorod, Ukraine

"Normal Days" in Uzhhorod, report of her visit this summer to the Ukrainian zontians. by Régine Deguelle, Past District 27 Governor 2018-2020 Foundation Ambassador District 27 – Area 04 Refugee Aid Coordinator in Ukraine

3 September 2023

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District Conference Luxembourg

Let's meet in Luxembourg from 22 to 24 September 2023 for our District Conference.

26 July 2023

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Welcome to the new Zonta Club of Elbland

In Area 07 the new ZC of Elbland was chartered over the past weekend. What a great pleasure ! In the presence of ZI President Ute Scholz, the charter document was presented by D27 Governor Ute Noeske. SOM club is ZC Dresden.

16 May 2023

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Awards Meeting on April 18th by ZC Brussel Zavel

ZC Brussel Zavel, Area 06 D 27 held its traditional Awards meeting on April 18th in the city hall of Brussels, thanks to the generosity of the Alderman of the City Brussels, Mrs Lydia Mutyebele.

3 May 2023

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Diary of a journey to Lviv, Ukraine

From 23rd to 27th of March, our District 27 Ukraine Help Coordinator REGINE DEGUELLE has traveled to Lviv in Ukraine. She has met our Ukrainian Zonta sisters, representatives of the city of Lviv and some refugees. She has also visited the refugee house in construction in Morshyn. Find out more about her journey...

20 April 2023

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8 March by the Area 01 Zonta Clubs

3 zonta clubs in Area 01 (Luxembourg and Belgium) celebrated 8 March Rose Day

22 March 2023

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8 March - ZC Oldenburg honours the Zonta Woman of the Year

The Zonta Club Oldenburg again awarded its Zonta Woman of the Year. Women are honored who have successfully asserted themselves in their profession and who have stood up for their cause.

12 March 2023

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One Year of War in Ukraine

As we mark one year of war in Ukraine, we recognize our Zonta members in Ukraine who immediately mobilized in the earle days of the war to provide support and services to displaced women and children.

24 February 2023

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9. European Interdistrict Zonta Seminar – Frankfurt am Main 28 – 30 April 2023

Women and Finance – between Challenges and Chances : registrations are now open for the 9. European Interdistrict Zonta Seminar in April 2023.

16 January 2023

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Areas 01, 05 and 06 United for Zonta Says NO - Press Conference

Saturday, 26th November 2022 - Brussels Town Hall : BELGIAN ZONTA CLUBS of Area 01, Area 05 and Area 06, District 27, stood together and united their voices to advocate for all those who suffer gender-based violence: especially cyber violence.

8 December 2022

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ZONTA SAYS NO on 25th and 26th November 2022 in Brussels, Belgium

On 25th November the Grand Place of Brussels will colour orange this year with LED illuminations. The day after, in the town of Brussels and in the presence of many dignitaries, Area06, Area05 and Area01 will join forces by organizing a press conference as launch for the 16 days of activism ZSN - Orange your city. You will agree: The most rewarding conversations happen when the right people gather around the table!!!

20 November 2022

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Newsletter July 2022 from our Refugee Aid Coordinator Ukraine

The war in Ukraine continues. There is still no solution in sight that would guarantee the Ukrainians' right to self-determination over their country. Ukrainians continue to fight and resist the invaders. Without peace, our help is needed everywhere. Our Ukrainian members were overwhelmed by the friendship and helpfulness of the Zontians at the convention in Hamburg.

17 August 2022

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Artcraft Liberta for the Ukrainian Zontians

Artcraft "liberta" has been given as a present to the Ukrainian Zontians at the district dinner on Saturday 25th of June in Hamburg. The original dry point etchings have been made by Susanne Müller of e-club Germany.

2 July 2022

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Podcast with Ann Naets, District Governor 2020-2022

Ann Naets is the governor of District 27 and member of the Zonta Club Waasland in Belgium. After a long time abroad she started at Zonta to network and realized quickly how much there is still to do to enforce women's rights around the world. Ann Naets reports about the work in her crisis-ridden biennium and about the cooperation and support for Ukraine. “It is heartwarming how everybody is involved: All over the World Zontians care and donate money for the three Zonta clubs in the Ukraine. We are grateful for so much help. Money will be needed for long time.”

23 June 2022

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Podcast with District Treasurer Petra Helf

Podcast Teetied: After Luba, Petra Helf has been interviewed by Ute Watermeyer. The clear focus is on the support of the Ukraine and her activities as District Treasurer.

1 June 2022

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Zonta Club Brussel Zavel : Awards Ceremony 2022 at the City Hall of Brussels

Last April 19th, Zonta Club Brussel Zavel organized an impressive Awards Ceremony at the City Hall of Brussels. The Awards Ceremony focused on three awards targeting Young Women to disembark in leadership positions: • Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA), • Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship • Zonta Zavel Encouragement Prize.

28 May 2022

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Podcast with Luba Maksymovych from Lviv (Ukraine)

Luba Maksymovych created the center for women’s perspective in Lviv 24 years ago. The center was founded to work for women’s rights in the Ukraine. On the 2nd day of war they started to build a shelter for women and children escaping war.

7 May 2022

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Zonta Club Brussel Zavel inaugurautes Jeanne Van Ginderachter Square

On April 10th, the 'Jeanne Van Ginderachter' Square was solemnly inaugurated in honour of the founder and first president of Zonta Club Brussel Zavel.

30 April 2022

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Thank you for your help for Ukraine!

After 9 weeks of war, we can summarize: Our donations are needed for refugees and for medical purposes. These needs are multiple. In District 27 we have three clubs in Ukraine, all in the west: One in Uzhgorod, close to the Slovakian and Hungarian Border and 2 in Lviv situated ca. 70 km from the Polish border.

26 April 2022

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Zonta stands with our Ukrainian members

Zonta stands with our Ukrainian members, and with all people of Ukraine. You can help with a clothes, food, medicine, bandages, vacant rooms and money.

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