2003 Global Summit of Women
June 28-30, 2003
“PREVENTING CONFLICT THROUGH WOMEN’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT”
Her Royal Highness Princess Lella Hasna opens the Global Summit of Women 2003
Opening Ceremony for the 2003 Summit.
Summit delegates at one of the sessions.
South African Minister Mabandla speaking on Intellectual Property at the Marrakesh Summit in 2003.
Global Diversity in Marrakesh: Bangladeshi, Korean and Spanish delegates at the 2003 Summit.
European and Korean delegates at the Summit.
R.R. Donnelly (USA) Vice President Damayanti Vasudevan and daughter attending the Summit.
Enterprising Women magazine editor, Monica Smiley, & U.S. Mint Director, Henrietta Holsman Fore
What happened at the 2003 Summit
* First time gathering of 40 women cabinet ministers in a roundtable on economic development for women in the Arab states
* Networking and contacts with delegates from countries like Yemen and Algeria, and a delegation from the New Iraq, all attending for the first time
* Morocco’s new women executives were introduced to the global audience for the first time
Click here for full excerpt from the Book “Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges” (Pages 158-160) by Marvine Howe, Oxford University Press, USA (2005)
What the Press is Saying…
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Morocco’s largest daily newspaper
“Une strategie integree pour la promotion du role de la femme”
“Expertises internationales au service du developpement”
“Sommet mondial de la femmes a Marrakech: Le coup de pouce de ministres”