Launch: Global Strategy Event


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Organizer:United Nations and partners
Event dates: 22 September 2010
Venue: New York 1430 EST

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the launch of the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the launch of the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health

22 SEPTEMBER 2010 | NEW YORK – Culminating a global summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Heads of State and Government, along with private sector, foundations, international organizations, civil society and research organizations, kicked off a concerted world=wide effort to save the lives of more than 16 million women and children. At a special UN event to launch the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health, stakeholders pledged more than $40 billion in resources.

  • Zeinab Badawi, Moderator for the Program
Panel 1
  • Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
  • H.E. Mr. Wen Jiabao, Premier of China
  • H.E. Mr. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of Ethiopia
  • H.E. Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
  • H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda
  • H.E. Mr. Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania
Panel 2
  • H.E. Ms. Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State of the United States
  • H.E. Mr. Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Ms. Melinda Gates, Co-founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • H.E. Mr. Kevin Rudd, Foreign Minister of Australia
  • Mr. Kevin Jenkins, CEO, World Vision
  • Ms. Sherilyn S. McCoy, Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson
Panel 3
  • H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign Affairs of France
  • H.E. Professor C.O.Onyebuchi Chukwu, Minister of Health of Nigeria
  • H.E. Ms. K. Sujatha Rao, Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Ministry of India
  • H.E. Ms. Armida Alisjahbana Minister for National Development Planning of Indonesia
  • H.E. Ms Marcia Lopes, Minister of Social Development of Brazil
  • H.E. Ms. Farkhounda Hassan, Minister for Women of Egypt
Panel 4
  • H.R.H. Princess Cristina, President of the Institute for Global Health of Barcelona
  • Callista Mutharika, First Lady of Malawi
  • Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson, BRAC
  • H.E. Mr. Joseph Deiss, President of the 65th General Assembly
  • Asha Rose Migiro, Deputy Secretary-General
  • Dr Margaret Chan, Director General, World Health Organization
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