Over 550 Participants from over 50 Economies Join Together to Support Women’s Interests at the 2000 Summit
“The battle to put women in the forefront must be fought by everybody who wants lasting peace and stability.”
– Nelson Mandela, in address delivered at Global Summit of Women 2000, South Africa
At the Summit 2000 Opening Ceremony
Left to right:
Summit President, Irene Natividad; South African Minister of Minerals and Energy, Phumzile Mlambo Ngckua; South African Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Lindiwe Hendricks; Uganda’s Vice President, Specuse Wandira Kazibwe; Philippines Vice President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo; South Africa First Lady Graca Machel; South African President Nelson Mandela.