Former Executive Director of UNIFEM (June 94 – Aug 07)


Dismantling Poverty – A Bold Agenda Calls for Bold Action

Women’s Funding Network Conference

27 April 2007, Seattle, WA, USA

Responding to the Tsunami Tragedy: Women Must be at the Heart of Rebuilding Shattered Communities

5 January 2005, New York, USA

Women, War and Peace: Mobilizing for Security and Justice in the 21st Century

The Dag Hammarskjold Lecture 2004

22 September 2004, Uppsala, Sweden

Security Council’s Open Debate on Women and Peace and Security

24 October 2000, New York, USA

Women’s Participation and Leadership: Vital to Democratic Governance

Summit on the Americas

13 January 2004, Monterrey, Mexico

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Conference on Ending Violence Against Women at the General Assembly

At 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing

Discussion with President Karzai on women’s role in Afghanistan

With women in Aceh after the 2004 Tsunami

With orphans in Rwanda after the genocide