December 1998

  • DEŠA organized its Christmas Fair, which presented for the first time, a variety of local gastronomic products in DEŠA’s own special packaging.
  • DEŠA participated in the round table on the situation of cultural institutions in Croatia (Trakoscan), organized by the Ministry of Culture.

November 1998

  • DEŠA participated at the International Congress of Women in Paris, organized by SOS Paris.
  • DEŠA participated in the workshop of women’s non-governmental associations and media organized by the American Foundation Delphi Starr International, in Zagreb.

October 1998

  • DEŠA participated at the round table “The role of women in society today” in Nantes, France.
  • DEŠA participated in the Forum of Women of the Mediterranean organized by the Inter-University Center in Dubrovnik
  • DEŠA organized a three days conference under the title “My place in local community” .

September 1998

  • The start of autumn courses: sewing and English and Italian language.

August 1998

  • Bad news: fires raging in the Konavle area destroy seventhy percent of the kokuso trees which DEŠA had supplied to the participants of its silk project.
  • DEŠA was honoured by the visit of the Canadian Minister of Culture.

July 1998

  • DEŠA was honoured by the visit of Her Excellency Madame Leni Fischer, the President of the European Parliament.
  • DEŠA received a fax machine from the Italian organization Cooperazione Italiana.
  • DEŠA presented members’ handicrafts at the exhibition organized by the Town Hall, in Bled, Slovenia.

May 1998

  • DEŠA participated at two gatherings of women of Croatia: the first Convention of Women of Croatia organized by the Rovinj Women Initiative under the patronage of the Ministry of Labour and Social Care and the gathering Woman-Woman’s Friend, organized in Sinj by the women of Split.

April 1998

  • DEŠA organized an Easter decoration workshop.
  • 3 April 1998 DEŠA organized a celebration for the opening of our new space.

January 1998

  • The start of spring courses: weaving and English and Italian language