Brussels, January 2021 – Women Political Leaders is honoured to welcome Economic and Public Policy Expert Dr. Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili, Senior Economic Adviser to the Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI), as a new member of the WPL Board. Her proven experience in the economic and financial sectors, as well as her pioneering work against […]
In 2020, even as the most serious public health threat in modern history continued to surge worldwide, WPL Country Ambassadors stepped in and contributed extensively to WPL’s 2020 initiatives. WPL Ambassadors serve as the main point of contact for cooperation and for WPL initiatives and events in their respective Parliaments. They are provided the opportunity […]
WPL recognises the importance of forging relationships between female politicians, female leadership in the Health Workforce, and high-level stakeholders from the health sector to help ensure that healthcare policy reflects the needs of women, as well as study the impact between healthy women and healthy economies. In 2020, the world has seen a surge in […]
All throughout this unprecedented year, WPL has fostered conversations with accomplished leaders to share their views and reflections on various subjects. Notable discussions have included that between Silvana Koch-Mehrin, President of WPL and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Chair of the Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and Special Envoy of the AU to Mobilise International Economic Support for the […]
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Global Advisory Board
Honorary President of the “Paris & Berlin-based Think tank Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute”, Chair of Brunswick Europe, Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO) (2005-2013). European Commissioner for Trade (1999-2004). Chief of Cabinet to the President of the European Commission (1984-1994).