Month: January 2021

25 years ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton, then the First Lady of the United States, linked the notion of women’s rights with that of human rights in her speech at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing.  Since then, governments, societies, and international organisations have been trying to create a new narrative around […]

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Two eminent female politicians dedicated to improving quality education – both of them strong advocates for the power of education on the path to gender parity – discussed on the occasion of the International Day of Education (24 January 2021) the numerous challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed on education systems worldwide.  Marie-Louise Coleiro […]

To celebrate the International Day of Education, observed on January 24th, the team at Women Political Leaders convened policymakers from around the world to discuss the crucial importance of education to social and economic progress. This year’s events were celebrated under the theme “Recover and Revitalise Education for the COVID-19 Generation” to underline the continuing […]

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 […]