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Opening remarks from High Commissioner Janice Charette

3/22/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada to the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. The event started with an opening address by the High Commissioner of Canada to the United Kingdom, Janice Charette, where she outlined Canada’s commitment to gender equality.

Duration:00:14:23

Questions for our Speakers

3/20/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada to the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. The afternoon at Canada House came to a close as the speakers were invited to answer questions from the audience, chaired by Janice Charette, High Commissioner of Canada to the United Kingdom. Additional thanks to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office,...

Duration:00:23:08

Lyse Doucet

3/19/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada in the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. Each speaker was asked to share one thing they would recommend to women in international life or beyond. Lyse Doucet, OBE is chief international correspondent for the BBC. Born and raised in Canada, Lyse has lived in and reported from around the world, often at...

Duration:00:09:49

Roz Campion

3/19/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada in the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. Each speaker was asked to share one thing they would recommend to women in international life or beyond. Roz Campion is the International Director at the UK Department for International Trade and has more than 15 years experience in trade negotiations. Roz spoke...

Duration:00:08:21

Raquel Vazquez Lorente

3/19/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada in the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. Each speaker was asked to share one thing they would recommend to women in international life or beyond. Raquel Vazquez Lorente is a senior legal advisor at eyeWitness to Atrocities. One of Forbes top 30 under 30, she chose to focus her message on “believing in...

Duration:00:07:34

H.E. Yamina Karitanyi

3/19/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada in the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. Each speaker was asked to share one thing they would recommend to women in international life or beyond. Her Excellency Yamina Karitanyi, High commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda has worked extensively across the private and public sector and shared her very...

Duration:00:06:07

Natalie Samarasinghe

3/19/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada in the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. Each speaker was asked to share one thing they would recommend to women in International life or beyond. Natalie Samarasinghe is the first ever female Executive Director of the United Nations Association of the UK Natalie’s key message to women is about the...

Duration:00:06:54

Joanna Roper

3/19/2018
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On Thursday 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada in the UK hosted Global Women, to celebrate contributions of women and girls in global life and to learn about the unique challenges they face. Each speaker was asked to share one thing they would recommend to women in International life or beyond. Joanna Roper is the first ever UK Special Envoy for Gender Equality She has served abroad in Tokyo, Islamaband and Beijing Joanna’s key message to women is...

Duration:00:07:56