Celebrating Women in Diplomacy [fr]

To recognize the first ever appointments of a female Ambassador from four of Canada’s six G-7 partners, the Carleton Initiative and the French Embassy to Canada co-hosted a panel and reception to celebrate women in diplomacy.

More than 135 Members of Parliament and Senators; Ambassadors, High Commissioners and other members of the diplomatic community; senior government officials; political staffers; journalists; opinion leaders; and Carleton faculty and students listened to the panel discuss the meaning of a feminist foreign policy.

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Panelists included

- The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Former Prime Minister of Canada

- H.E. Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, British High Commissioner to Canada

- H.E. Kareen Rispal, Ambassador of France to Canada

- Dr. Fiona Robinson, Professor of Political Science, Carleton University

- H.E. Sabine Sparwasser, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada

Maureen Boyd, Director of the Carleton Initiative, moderated the panel. Diane Jacovella, Deputy Minister for International Development offered closing remarks, and Dr. André Plourde thanked the panel.

Source : Carleton University

Celebrating Women in Diplomacy (25-10-2017)

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