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

Programme

Monday 21 June
14:00 CEST

Speakers

Jennifer Murnane O’Connor

Ireland

Hon. Jennifer Murnane O’Connor is a member of the Fianna Fail political party.  In February 2020 she was elected to Dail Eireann to represent the…
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Aminata Touré

Senegal

Aminata Touré is a Senegalese politician and Human Rights activist. She held several governmental positions including Prime Minister (2013-2014), Minister of Justice (2012-2013), President’ Special…
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Alboukhari Habsita Souleyman

Chad

Al-Boukhari Habsita Souleyman is currently a member of the National Assembly of Chad since the 22nd of June 2011. Before that, from 2002 to 2011…
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Yoko Kamikawa

Japan

Minister Yoko Kamikawa is the Minister of Justice, serving as her third time in this position (2014, 2017 and 2021). Prior to her selection, Min.…
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Partners

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.

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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.