Author: Nutsa Kutateladze

Winners of the 2020 Power, Together Award Announced 29 October 2020 – Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, Founder of Susan G. Komen and Promise Fund of Florida and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland (1980-1996) are recipients of 2020 POWER, TOGETHER AWARDS for their outstanding achievement of making the “Pink Ribbon” the globally recognised icon for breast cancer […]

Experts: Mental Health Needs Fresh Approach, Must Receive More Funding  It came as little surprise to some end of 2020 when the World Health Organization said that the Covid-19 pandemic had stressed healthcare systems to such a degree that funding for essential mental health services was disrupted in 93 percent of member countries.  The WHO […]

How to build back better to a new normal where women in political leadership is no longer the exception. As part of the Reykjavik Global Forum – Women Leaders 2020, Women Political Leaders has convened its community of WPL Country Ambassadors for a private discussion on how to build back better in a post-pandemic world. […]

The theme of the Reykjavík Global Forum 2019, Power Together, remains a relevant message during the COVID-19 pandemic: now is the time to power together to advance UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 on Gender Equality. Women political leaders have demonstrated the most effective approaches to combating this pandemic. For the 2020 Forum, it is more important than […]

From refugee to global activist Can you imagine living in fear of bombing every day? How would you feel if you lost your best friend? What would it be like to flee your home?  The answers to these questions may seem impossible to envision, but, sadly, 10 year-old author, activist and Syrian refugee Bana al-Abed […]

Fear… of yourself Overcoming your deepest fear is an essential part of becoming truly confident. This is the conclusion that Dina Kaplan, Founder and CEO of The Path, came to after struggling with her own self-image in both her personal and professional life. It was also the message she conveyed at the Reykjavik Global Forum […]

COVID-19 has unleashed an unprecedented set of questions for the world to answer. And the global community has quickly come to realise the only way to answer these questions successfully is together.  In this unlikely environment, united by a pandemic, the death of a black American man, George Floyd, at the hands of the police […]