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When women lead: what matters

On 25 September, Women Political Leaders held the panel “When women lead” at the UN General Assembly, as part of the SDG Action zone regarding SDG target 5.5. Target 5.5 aims to “ensure full participation in leadership and decision making” between men and women. Various leaders from around the world…

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UN General Assembly Week

During the third and fourth week of September, WPL and partners have organised a series of events to capitalise on the presence of leading leaders in the city of New York there to take part in the 74th UN General Assembly. The 2019 Concordia Annual Summit, one of the largest and most inclusive non-p…

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Welcome to the recently-appointed WPL Country Ambassadors

Welcome to the 11 leading women politicians worldwide who have been officially appointed by the relevant political leadership entity of their respective country to act as the representative of the country in the achievement of WPL’s mission. • Tashi Wamgmo, Eminent Member of the National Council, Bh…

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WPL at the OECD Forum: Discussing Inroads Towards Equality

In the framework of the 20th OECD Forum World in EMotion, WPL organised a Discovery Lab session on the Reykjavik Index for Leadership, on Tuesday 21st May in Paris. Focusing on the Index, a powerful tool launched by WPL, in cooperation with Kantar – which measures attitudes and perception of w…

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A world with balance between women and men? A paceful world

International Women’s Day 2019 also offered an opportunity to reflect on the role of balanced society on peace. Over 100 politicians from 51 countries shared with WPL their vision for a better world, answering the question What does a world with balance between women and men look like to you? …

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5 things you might not know about Helen Clark

January 11, 2019 – WPL is excited to announce that Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999-2008), has joined its Executive Board. Helen Clark served as the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand. From 2009 to 2017 she served as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UN…

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Reykjavik Summit at the historic Höfði House

On Tuesday, November 27, extraordinary women leaders will gather during the Women Leaders Global Forum at the historic Höfði House in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the Reykjavik Summit -Power, Together. This roundtable session will be the first of its kind and will be held in cooperation with the Council …

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