World leaders in conversation – finding the light

An uplifting conversation between two progressive women leaders from very different countries, both of whom have overcome huge challenges to make progress on issues such as women’s empowerment, preventing sexual violence in conflict, female genital mutilation and maternal health.

Atifete Jahjaga, fourth President of Kosovo, and Dr Edna Adan Ismail, former foreign minister of Somaliland and founder and director of the Edna Adan Maternity Hospital, reflect on advances already made, as well as looking ahead and asking: What next? How can we continue to move towards a peaceful and equal world?

Date and time

16 Nov 2016, 4:45pm - 5:35pm

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