Speaker - Michelle Bachelet

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Michelle Bachelet is the first Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, the entity which leads, supports, and coordinates the work of the United Nations on gender equality and the empowerment of women at global, regional, and country levels.

Ms. Bachelet most recently served as President of Chile from 2006 to 2010. She also held ministerial portfolios in the Chilean government as Minister of Defence and Minister of Health.

A long-time champion of women's rights, she has advocated for gender equality and women's empowerment throughout her career. As President, she fought to save revenue for pension reform, social protection programmes for women and children, and research and development. In her work as Defence and Health Minister, she introduced gender policies intended to improve the conditions of women in the military and police forces and forwarded health care reform to ensure better and faster health care response for families.

2 Programs

Affordable World Security: Financial & Economic Realities

03.27.12 | 01:30:55 min | 0 comments

R2P in 2022

01.18.12 | 01:36:00 min | 0 comments