The videoconference with the Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security Mari Skaare was held at the Institute of World PolicyMs Skaare started her work in the MFA of Norway in 1991. In the course of her career, she had worked as the representative of Norway at NATO, and also at the Mission of the official Oslo in Kabul as well as the Counselor and Legal adviser at the Norwegian Mission to the UN.
The event was held under the “Global virtual forum of women leaders,” which was supported by Internews, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Headquarters of NATO in Brussels
The fundamental goal of the project is to bring issues of gender equality to wider public discussion and promote active participation of Ukrainian women in political and social life. The event was attended by Ukrainian politicians, representatives of non-governmental organizations, experts and journalists.