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(Opening Session) World Women's Health and Development Forum
11 Feb 2015 -  The Inaugural World Women’s Health and Development Forum, organised by the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT) in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, aims to advance the health, wealth and empowerment of women in all of their diverse communities. The Forum is the first international step towards a collaborative approach to women’s health and wellbeing.


10.00 – 10.05 Opening Remarks: Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite, Executive Director, Royal Academy of Science International Trust, Founder of World Women’s Health and Development Forum
10.05 – 10.15 Secretary-General of the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
10.15 – 10.25 Executive Director, UN Women, Under-Secretary-General H.E. Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
10.25 – 10.35 Executive Director, UNFPA, H.E. Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
10.35 – 10.45 H.E. Ms. Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of Health, Russian Federation
10.45 – 10.55 Hon. Dr. Helena Dalli, Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Malta
10.55 – 11.05 H.E. Mrs. Marta Arsovska Tomovska, Deputy Minister of Information Society and Administration, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
11.05 – 11.15 Hon. Mr. Samy Gemayel, MP, Republic of Lebanon
11.15 – 11.20 Mr. Amir Dossal, Founder and Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum
11.20 – 11.25 Youth Vision: Sigrid Semerdjian
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