Webinar on Women’s Leadership in Times of Crisis



Webinar on Women’s Leadership in Times of Crisis

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:30


Hosted by the CoD Secretary General Thomas E. Garrett, the event will start with remarks of the Working Group on Women and Democracy representative introducing a statement on the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (TBC).

Following the opening remarks, the event will present a brief overview on the global impact of COVID-19 on democracy and gender equality by Rumbidzai Kandawasvika-Nhundu, Head of Political Participation and Representation Programme, Global Programme of International IDEA and proceed with a panel discussion on women’s involvement in decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Katri Viinikka, Ambassador for Gender Equality, Finland
  • Kelley Eckels Currie, Ambassador-at-Large of the United States for Global Women's Issues
  • Leslie Scanlon, Ambassador of Canada to Poland
  • Mira Sun, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Poland 

Register here: https://cutt.ly/FfRWrcP

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)