2020 Vision Conference Keynote: Mary Robinson on international agreements and women's leadership (video)
This resource presents the keynote address of Mary Robinson, former Prime Minister of Ireland. She focuses on the history of international agreements as a driver for global improvement in women's human rights, starting with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Other topics include the importance of having women in leadership positions, particularly in conflict situations.
2020 Vision: Mobilizing for Women's Rights and Ending Violence Against Women, a symposium co-organized by Women's Learning Partnership and the Social Research Journal from the New School for Social Research, was held during the 2010 annual meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). 2010 marked the 15th anniversary of the 1995 Beijing Conference, as well as the 10th anniversary of the founding of WLP. The purpose of the symposium was to discuss strategies for the global women's movement over the next ten years.