Women Political Leaders Summit 2021:
Building Forward. Women Political Leaders
Determining the New Normal

The past one and a half years have been a turning point in human history. Living in these challenging times has made it clear that there is no going back. We need to build forward and move towards a new reality, a new normal and a better world for all. This year, the Women Political Leaders Summit 2021 will gather outstanding leaders from around the globe who will share their solutions. 

Co-chaired by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Women Political Leaders Summit 2021 will highlight the critical role of women leaders in determining the new normal. The need for change is urgent, and the time to act is now.

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Summit Statements


Monday 21 June
14:00 CEST


Rosalía Arteaga


Rosalía Arteaga Serrano was born in Cuenca, Ecuador, on December 5, 1956. She is one of 10 democratically elected Presidents in Latin America and the…
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Caroline Nokes

United Kingdom

Caroline Nokes was first elected as a Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North in 2010 and is currently the Chair of the Women and…
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Nathalie Bul’an’sung Sanata

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nathalie BUL’AN’SUNG is currently elected Senator of the Kwango Province in Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as Vice-Spokesperson of the Senate of the Democratic…
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Julia Gillard


Julia Gillard was sworn in as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 June 2010 and served in that office until June 2013. As…
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WPL would like to share a special thank you to the variety of partners who are supporting the Women Political Leaders Summit 2021. These partners lend their expertise to reach a society where representation is the rule and parity is the goal. Their contributions are critical to the Women Political Leaders Summit’s development and they are valuable contributors to WPL’s mission.


Disclaimer: Statements delivered at Women Political Leaders Summit 2021 reflect the views and opinions of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Women Political Leaders.