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(Part 2) Advancing Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda - High-Level Thematic Debate of the General Assembly
6 Mar 2015 -  Interactive Panel 2
Access to quality education and skills development as tools for empowerment of women and girls

Chair: H.E. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, President of Croatia
Opening remarks and introduction of the panellists

Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Exectuive-Director, United Nations Population Fund
Ms. Yoko Hayashi, Chair of the CEDAW Committee
Ms. Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director for Programmes, United Nations Children's Fund
Ms. Mariana Mancilla, Balance Promoción para el Desarrollo y Juventud A.C., (Youth development organization, Mexico)

Interactive exchange between Chair and panellists (Q&A format)
Chair will open the floor to delegations and other participants for 2-3 min.
Statement by H.E. Mr. Sam K. Kutesa, President of the General Assembly
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