High-quality leadership is at the heart of successful response to challenges, which are now amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. WPL is appointing Global Ambassadors, renowned women who will contribute their expertise and knowledge to help drive global discussions on topical issues such as vaccination and climate. WPL Global Ambassadors are: Aminata Touré, Prime Minister of […]
This year’s theme for the International Women’s Day 2021 is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” In alignment with the Generation Equality campaign, the theme commemorates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from a global crisis. The perspectives […]
Forging a New Consensus for Economic, Social, and Environmental Progress A conversation with Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General Participating in the first session of the meeting was Angel Gurría, giving his final remarks as Secretary-General of the OECD. Although the spotlight is currently focused on the global and equitable distribution of vaccines as a major front […]
Out of 152 countries in the world, only 10 have a woman leading as Head of State, and Estonia is among them. In 2021, this Baltic nation shattered yet another glass ceiling, becoming the first country in the world to have two women concurrently serving as both Head of State and Head of Government. The […]
It’s time for change. It’s time for girls and women to lead the world with brains and hearts. For change to happen, we must connect today’s leaders with girls – the next generation of leaders. #Girl2Leader is an initiative launched by the Women Political Leaders (WPL).Lead like a girl!
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).