Interview

August 2, 2017
Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary- General of The Commonwealth of Nations
Contributor Uday Nagaraju met The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary- General of The Commonwealth and discussed Commonwealth’s objectives, achievements and goals in gender equality, women’s empowerment and political participation. The Commonwealth is an association of 52 Independent nations...
July 26, 2017
Yves Leterme, Secretary-General of International IDEA
Yves Leterme, a Belgian national, is the Secretary-General of International IDEA. Prior to International IDEA, Leterme served as Prime Minister of Belgium (2007 to 2011) and then as Deputy Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris (2011 to 2014...
June 20, 2017
Irene P. Tillah , Assemblywoman
Irene P. Tillah is Assemblywoman in the second district of Sulu, Philippines. She is the Chairman of the Committee on Women, Children and Family Relations. This interview was conducted during an event organized by UN Women and the Inter-parliamentary Union in the margins of CSW61 in New York.
May 31, 2017
Esther Mcheka-Chilenje , Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Malawi
Esther Mcheka-Chilenje is the first Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Malawi.
May 16, 2017
Hanna Hopko, Ukrainian Member of Parliament
Hanna Hopko is a Ukrainian Member of Parliament and the head of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee.
April 26, 2017
Dr. Jessie Kabwila, Member of Parliament in Malawi
Hon. Dr. Jessie Kabwila is a politician, academic, and feminist. Member of Parliament in Malawi, she is currently the Chairperson of the Women Parliamentary Caucus.  iKNOW Politics: In 2014, the incumbent female president Joyce Banda lost the presidency and the number of women parliamentarians...
IPU Secretary General
April 25, 2017
Martin Chungong, Inter-parliamentary Union Secretary General
A Cameroonian national, Martin Chungong made double history by becoming the first-ever African and the first non-European to be elected as IPU Secretary General in the Organization’s 126-year history. With more than three decades of experience and knowledge of parliaments at national and...
April 11, 2017
Teresa Morais, Portuguese Member of Parliament and Party Leader
Teresa Morais is a Portuguese politician and jurist. She is currently Member of Parliament and Vice President of the Social Democratic Party. She previously held the position of Minister of Culture, Equality and Citizenship. Ms Morais was interviewed by iKNOW Politics on the margins of CSW61 in New...
January 12, 2017
Arjun Bahadur Thapa, Secretary General of SAARC
Contributor Uday Nagaraju met in Nepal His Excellency Arjun Bahadur Thapa, Secretary General of SAARC, and discussed SAARC’s objectives, achievements and goals in gender equality and women’s empowerment. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is a Regional intergovernmental...