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African Women Leaders Network - Launch events at UNHQ



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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Taken on May 31, 2017