Past Event

Security in the 21st Century: Women Leaders and Global Challenges

September 26, 2006
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Low Memorial Library

These leaders discuss how policies emphasizing individual human security must be integrated with more traditional approaches to state security. Panelists unveil their plans to cooperate across cultures, regions, religions, generations, forms of governments, and the public and private sectors to advocate for these policy changes. In conjunction with Women Leaders Intercultural Forum.


Yang Lan, Chairperson of Sun Media Investment Holdings Ltd (Moderator)

Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Kim Campbell, Secretary General, Club of Madrid and former Prime Minister and former Minister of Defense, Canada

Syeda Sughra Imam, Member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, Pakistan

Sheikha Lubna al Qasimi, Minister of Economy, United Arab Emirates

Marcela del Mar Suazo, Minister of the National Institute for Women in Honduras

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and former Minister of Finance, Nigeria; former Vice President and Corporate Secretary, World Bank

Mary Robinson, President, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative and Professor of Practice, Columbia University; former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; former President of Ireland