From November 01, 2018 12:30 until November 01, 2018 14:00
What exactly do we need to do to empower women economically worldwide? What are effective tools? What role can the private sector play? And how can we implement women’s economic empowerment within Swiss corporates?
These are the questions we will attempt to answer during a high-level conference organized by foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), in collaboration with Global Compact Network Switzerland and UN Women.
11:45 - 12:30: Buffet Lunch
for all participants to the conference
12:30 - 14:00: Public High-Level Panel
Welcome Address: Markus Seiler, Secretary General, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Keynote Speech, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women
Davos-Style Conversation with the Panel
Moderation: Jane Hodges, Former Director, Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch, International Labour Organisation
Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO, Ikea Switzerland
Muriel Lienau, CEO, Nestlé Switzerland
Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO, Women World Banking
Thomas Gass, Ambassador, Head of the South Cooperation Department,
Closing Remarks: Nicola Forster, President, foraus – Forum on Foreign Policy
Q&A with the Audience
14:00 - 16:00: Closed Workshops
upon Personal Invitation only
The conference will consist of two parts
Please note that there only a few spots left. Registration for the public high-level panel will be open until 25th October 2018.
If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact Foraus via firstname.lastname@example.org.