The United Nations observance of International Women’s Day 2021. The theme is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world on the way to the Generation Equality Forum”.
H.E. António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations
H.E. Volkan Bozkir, President of the General Assembly
H.E. Mher Margaryan, Chair of the 65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women
Hosted by Sophia Pierre-Antoine, PSEA Officer at IOM HQ and former Board Co-Chair of FRIDA Young Feminist Fund.
Eddie Ndopu, SDG and disability rights advocate, in conversation with:
Xiye Bastida, climate justice activist and co-founder of Re-Earth Initiative
Aya Chebbi, outgoing African Union Youth Envoy and Chair of Africa Young Women Manifesto Group
H.E. Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland
H.E. Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, Minister of Women, Gender and Diversity of Argentina
H.E. Marcelo Ebrard, Minister of Foreign Aﬀairs of Mexico
H.E. Élisabeth Moreno, Minister for Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities of France
Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo-Wondieh, member of the GEF Civil Society Advisory Group
Chamathya Fernando and Anika Jane Dorothy, members of the GEF Youth Task Force
Faith Kasiva, Secretary Gender, State Department for Gender, Kenya
Jarmo Sareva, Ambassador for Innovation, Ministry for Foreign Aﬀairs of Finland
Sivananthi Thanenthiran, Executive Director of ARROW
Rosita Najmi, Senior Director, Head of Global Social Innovation of Paypal
Kavita Ramdas, Director, Women’s Rights Programme of Open Society Foundations
Joanita Babirye, Programme Director, Girls for Climate Uganda
Eva Longoria, actress, activist, producer, and philanthropist.