Empowering women by empowering women human rights defenders

Location: ,
Wednesday, 16 March 2016
13.15 - 14.30
Conference room 12, UN Headquarters, New York

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Opening remarks
  • Tone Skogen, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ambassador Mara Marinaki of Greece, European External Action Service (EEAS) Principal Advisor on Gender, and on the implementation of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and all other gender-related matters
  • Bai Ali Indayla, KAWAGIB – Alliance for the Advancement of Moro Human Rights, Philippines
  • Noelene Nabulivou, Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), Fiji
  • Fatima Outaleb, Union of Women’s Action (UAF), Morocco
Closing remarks
  • Samira Merai Friaa, Minister for Women, Family and Childhood, Tunisia
  • Richard Bennett, Representative and Head of New York UN Office

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