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Board members include representatives from the founding partner WPL Women Political Leaders, Council of Women World Leaders, OECD Development Centre, UN Foundation, 100 Davos Women, Cheddar News, the, Finnish Flow, Kantar Public, Landor & Fitch, Oliver Wyman, The Difference and others. Press Release – January 18, 2023 – Reykjavik Global Forum Chair and co-founder Hanna […]


Reykjavik Index for Leadership Results Show Lack of Progress – and Regression – on Gender Equality Perceptions Five Years After the Research was Launched  Press Release – November 8, 2022 – Reykjavik Global Forum co-founders Hanna Birna Kristjansdottir and Silvana Koch-Mehrin today issued a global call to action to accelerate gender equality progress, as the […]


POWER, TOGETHER Awards Honour The African Leadership Institute, The Council of Women World Leaders, NalaFem, The United Nations Foundation, Women and Girls of Iran  Press Release – November 8, 2022 – The Reykjavik Global Forum today announced the following winners of the POWER, TOGETHER Awards 2022: The African Leadership Institute, The Council of Women World […]


  The Reykjavík Global Forum took place earlier this month but the conversations have only just begun.  Icelandic embassies around the world are hosting local gatherings, inviting women leaders from across sectors to exchange ideas on how to build a more equitable and sustainable future in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These […]


    The Reykjavík Global Forum 2021 HIGHLIGHTS Over 600 Conversationists from 90 countries joined the global community at the fourth Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders. In a complex and often divided world, leaders came together across borders and across sectors for thoughtful conversation that will lead to concrete action and commitment. The two-day […]

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  Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir Honored with Women Political Leaders Trailblazer Award Prime Minister of Iceland (2009-2013) and World’s First LGBTQ Head of Government to Accept Award in Person at Reykjavík Global Forum 10 November 2021 – REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND – At the conclusion of the Reykjavik Global Forum, the 2021 Women Political Leaders Trailblazer Award will be given […]


  The World Economic Forum’s community of the Forum of Young Global Leaders®, the Global Goals World Cup, and Fora are the winners of the 2021 Power, Together Awards  9 November 2021 – REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND – The 2021 Power, Together Awards will be awarded to the World Economic Forum’s community of Young Global Leaders®, the […]

Newsletter 25 Oct Iceland (900 x 1200 px)

  Score global goals: Closing the play gap  Monday, 8 November | 11:00 – 12:30 The Conversation at #Reykjavik21 kicks off tomorrow. Join the Global Goals World Cup game. Are you a Conversationist? Come enjoy the honorary football tournament. Register to join the Women Political Leaders (WPL) team and play against women political leaders from the […]

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  The Reykjavík Global Forum 2021 features key insights and discussion from leaders of all sectors and geographies. Conversationists will come together as a community to share best practices and proven solutions to create progress in our global society. This year’s Featured Conversationists include:   The Power of Water Featured Conversationist 2021 Susie Rodgers Susie […]

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  REGISTER NOW FOR CONVERSATION STAGES, LEADERSTALKS AND OFF-VENUE ACTIVITIES! On 9-10 November, hundreds of leaders worldwide will join the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders to Power, Together for Progress. Panels, keynotes, fireside chats and interviews on the Conversation Stage will address the most pressing global issues.   In interactive LeadersTalks, limited seating sessions, registered […]