72a UNGA – Side Event “Empowering Refugee and Migrant Women in the Integration Process”

Empowering Refugee and Migrant Women in the Integration Process

a Women Political Leaders’ Seminar

in cooperation with the

Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations

New York, United Nation Headquarters – Conference Room 7

Thursday, 21 September

1:15 – 2:30 p.m.

 

THURSDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER

13:15 – 13:25   Opening Remarks:

  • Silvana Koch-Merin, Founder of Political Leaders Global Forum and former Vice President of the European Parliament
  • Linda Lanzillotta, Vice President of the Italian Senate and Member of the Executive Board of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum

13:25 – 13:35    Special Address

  • Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Human Rights Activist, Author and Co-founder of the Jimbere Fund

13:35 – 14:00   Three host countries: Jordan, Italy, Malta. Common challenges, local solutions

Chaired by Linda Lanzillotta and Silvana Koch-Merin

Introductory Keynote: Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta, Member of the WPL Global Advisory Board

Wafaa Bani Mustafa, MP, Jordan

Claudia Silvestri ( sostituisce Daniela Di Capua, Director Central Unit of SPRAR)

 Q&A session

14:00 – 14:25   An Outlook on Migration at Global and Mediterranean Level: What’s in store for Women

Chaired by Linda Lanzillotta and Silvana Koch-Merin

  • Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Q&A session

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