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Have you ever imagined what a world with balance between women and men would look like? H. E. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca invites you to join the International Women’s day 2019 and #BalanceforBetter campaign launched by WPL. Take a picture and share your vision of a world where balance between women and men is the […]

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 women and men in leadership […]

On International Women’s Day 2019, 30% of the over 100 politicians from 51 countries which shared with WPL their vision for a better world, came from Latin American and the Caribbean.  A notable participation from this region of the world, which testifies how equal representation between women and men is top on their agenda. Female […]

“Maintain international peace and security”; Article 1, Charter of the United Nations With war or armed conflicts in around 30 countries happening right now, it is crucial to support the United Nation’s first International Day for Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, on 24 April 2019. This special day aims to highlight the importance of international […]

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? When expressing their views of […]

The “European Defence Rountable” organised in Malta in 2017, the “Women Peacemakers 2018 ” and the 2019’s session “A Man’s World? Leadership and Participation in International Affairs” – organised in the framework of the Munich Security Conference – testify how for WPL the quest for more women in leadership positions, specifically in the area of peace and […]

Have you ever imagined what a world with balance between women and men would look like? H. E. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca invites you to join the International Women’s day 2019 and #BalanceforBetter campaign launched by WPL. Take a picture and share your vision of a world where balance between women and men is the […]

Diversity and inclusion will be paramount for innovation and success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution—more inclusive economies are better equipped to generate new ideas, utilize the full potential of their national talent pools, and generate more growth. Yet according to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, there is still an average gender […]

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 (UNDP). Prior to entering public life, she […]

Women Political Leaders and Kantar Announce the Launch of The Reykjavik Index for Leadership. 12th November: London: Women Political Leaders (WPL), the global network of female politicians, and Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company, today announce the upcoming launch of The Reykjavik Index for Leadership at the annual Women Leaders Global Forum. […]

Girls are the leaders of tomorrow and the future of our society. To #LeadLikeAGirl means leadership with heart and brain. On the International Day of the Girl, influential women politicians from 24 countries hosted more than 1,500 rising young leaders during #Girl2Leader campaign events on five continents. Thanks to a global video call, #Girl2Leader delegates […]

On the 5th of October, Dr. Denis Mukwege, Congolese gynaecologist and member of the WPL Global Advisory Board, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, together with Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award them the prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence […]

Blockchain represents an opportunity to change the world, by introducing transparency and accelerating poverty reduction. That was the shared belief held by speakers at the event, ‘Blockchain for Social Good: Utilizing Blockchain to Aid Economic Development’, held during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York on the 24th of September. The consensus among […]

12 female MEPs will host an event as a part of a global campaign, taking place on five continents, led by the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) and aimed at encouraging teenage girls to consider a future in leadership. OCTOBER 10, 2018 – On the International Day of the Girl, the 11th of October, #Girl2Leader campaign […]