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African Women Leaders Network - Launch events at UNHQ

LAUNCH OF THE AFRICAN WOMEN LEADERS NETWORK

 

Scenes from the welcome dinner and panel discussion to welcome participants to the launch of the African Women Leaders Network. The event was held on 31 May 2017 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

 

Participants included:

 

Sherwin Bryce-Pease (Master of Ceremony) UN Bureau Chief of South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)

 

Harald Braun, Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations

 

Ambassador Tete Antonio, Permanent Observer of the African Union Commission to the United Nations

 

Minata Samate Cessouma, Commissioner for Political Affairs, African Union Commission

 

Amina J. Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, “Collaboration between the UN and the AU: Realizing the 2030 Development Agenda and the Agenda 2063”

 

Leymah Gbowee, Activist and Nobel Peace Prize

 

Rebecca Kadaga, Speaker of Parliament, Uganda

 

Bineta Diop, Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, African Union

 

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women

 

Madame Gertrude Mongella, Former President of the Pan-African Parliament, Tanzania

 

Catherine Samba Panza, Former President Central African Republic

 

Joyce Banda, Former President, Malawi

 

Louisa Diogo, Former Prime Minister, Mozambique

 

Esther Ibanga, Women Without Walls Initiative, Nigeria

 

Celestine Ketcha Courtes, Mayor of Bangante, Cameroon

 

Dr. Asha Rose Migiro, Former UN Deputy Secretary-General, Tanzania

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