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.

Video Fragments

Summit Statements


Monday 21 June
14:00 CEST


Irine Yusiana Roba Putri


Iririne Yusiana Putri is a member of the Parliament of Indonesia. She currently serves as a Member of the Commission which incorporates Defence, Foreign Affairs…
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Shamma Al Mazrui

United Arab Emirates

Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui was appointed as the UAE’s Minister of State for Youth Affairs in February 2016 at the age…
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Lina Lopes


Lina Maria Cardoso Lopes, a Member of Parliament and WPL Ambassador from Portugal, is Vice-Secretary of the Bureau of the Assembleia da República and Chair…
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Latifa Gahouchi


Latifa Gahouchi is senator and president of the PS (socialist) group in the Belgian Senate. She fights with conviction and determination for women’s rights and…
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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.