Virtual Ministerial Roundtable Program 2020

2020 Virtual Ministerial Roundtable Program

10:00 a.m.Global Summit of Women President Irene Natividad Welcome Remarks
10:01 a.m.Ministers Introduction (WATCH HERE)
10:10 a.m.Opening Keynote
UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (WATCH HERE)
10:15 a.m.Opening Panel: Beijing +25 and Beyond (WATCH HERE)
Moderator: Isabel Berwick, Financial Times Work and Careers Editor
Tarja Halonen
Hon. Gertrude Mongella, Chair of UN 4th World Conference on WomenHon. Tarja Halonen, former President of Finland

Hon. Melanne Verveer, former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues

Hon. Sylvia Hernandez, former Minister of Tourism, Mexico
10:35 a.m.Ministerial Roundtable Panel 2: Employment Equity (WATCH HERE)

Hon. Dr. Nadine Gasman, President, INMUJERES, Mexico (Watch Video of Minister’s Project)

Hon. Andreja Metelko-Zgombic, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Croatia (See Minister's Presentation)

10:45 a.m.Ministerial Roundtable Panel 3: Jobs for the Future (WATCH HERE)

Hon. Pamela Gidi, Vice Minister for Telecommunications, Chile (See Photos of the Minister's Project)

Hon. Carolina Cuevas, Undersecretary of Women & Gender Equity, Chile (See Photos of the Minister's Project)

Hon. Kalaya Sophonpanich, Deputy Minister of Education, Thailand (Watch video of Minister's Project)

11:00 a.m.Ministerial Roundtable Panel 4: “Leadership Development” (WATCH HERE)
Hon. Radmila Shekerinska, Minister for Defense,

North Macedonia (Watch Video of Minister's Project)

11:05 a.m.Ministerial Roundtable Topic 4: “Towards Pay Parity” (WATCH HERE)

Hon. Elisabeth Moreno, Minister for Gender Equality, France

11:10 a.m.Final Remarks from Summit President Irene Natividad
11:15 a.m.Event Concludes