NCRI Women's Day Conference
March 1, 2014
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Paris, France. Frmr PM Campbell was a featured speaker at a conference on the occasion of International Women's Day. Speakers from all over the world came together with a "special focus on the plight of women in Iran under religious fundamentalist rule." The event was organized by several human rights and humanitarian organizations with particular concern for the rights of women.
In her speech Ms. Campbell warned against the fact that "religious fundamentalism is always based on the repression of women" and that "Society cannot be half free... societies need women as political leaders."
WATCH MS. CAMPBELL'S SPEECH HERE.
Learn more about the NCRI Women's Committee Women's Day Conference 2014 here.
Club de Madrid/Brookings Shared Societies Panel
February 7, 2014
Washington, DC. Ms. Campbell participated in a panel convened by the Brookings Institution and the Club de Madrid. The high-level panel discussed how social inclusion should fit into the post-2015 development agenda. Other panelists were fellow-Club of Madrid members: Wim Kok, Frmr PM of the Netherlands; and Cassam Uteem, Frmr Pres of Mauritius. They were joined by Santiago Levy, VP for Sectors and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank and John Podesta, a frmr member of the High-level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Brookings Senior Fellow Homi Kharas moderated the discussion.
YOU CAN WATCH IT HERE,
YOU CAN LISTEN TO IT HERE.