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Note: This webinar will follow Central European Summer Time (CEST) 9:00AM – 12:30PM.

According to the mapping done by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, there is a slow progression towards gender equality at the executive level. Women still face obstacles to participating in political life. Structural barriers through discriminatory laws and institutions still limit women’s options to run for office. Please join us in person or online on Wednesday October 12 2022, to discuss these and many other issues.

9 AM EST (15 CEST) Opening Remarks:

Pippa Norris, Professor, Professor, Harvard University

10 AM (16 CEST) Panel Discussion:

Monica Frassoni, frm Member of the European Parliament and President of the European Greens

Kate Onyejekwe, Director, JSI

Kari Pries, Counsellor, Inter Development Bank

Charmain Bogue, Executive Director, Women Campaign International

Moderator: Federiga Bindi, Senior Fellow, IWPR

11.30 AM (17.30 CEST): Closing Keynote Speech:

Neera Tanden, Senior Advisor to President Joe Biden

The conference is part of “The State of Women” research network, financed by the European Commission ERASMUS+ program. The event is jointly organized by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, American University’s Women & Politics Institute, and Women Campaign International.

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