“Women Leading in Crises”

Hybrid event on the margins of the 66th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

March 23, 2022, 9:00 am EST, New York City




9:00 a.m.        Welcome remarks by CoD Secretary General Thomas Garrett

9:05 a.m.        Opening Remarks by H.E. Ambassador Rytis Paulauskas, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations

9:10 a.m.        Keynote by Ms. Päivi Kannisto, Chief, Peace and Security at UN Women

9:20 a.m.        Ms. Susan Markham, moderator, introduces speakers and proceeds to ask direct questions

Speakers’ interventions – approximately 5-7 minutes

  • E. Amb.Veronique Roger-Lacan, Permanent Delegate of the French Republic to UNESCO;
  • Radmila Shekerinska Jankovska, Politician, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Republic of North Macedonia
  • Oyun Sanjaasuren, Director of External Affairs, Green Climate Fund, Mongolia;
  • Sharon Bhagwan Rolls, Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict-Pacific Regional Representative & International Steering Group Gender Liaison; Regional Manager – Shifting the Power Coalition (Pacific);

9:50 a.m.        Q&A

10:00 a.m.      Closing by the Moderator

The event will be held on video conferencing system Zoom.

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