This Friday Emma Watson will attend an unveiling of a new HeForShe campaign.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –
Mr. Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General
H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda
H.E. Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister of Sweden
Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women
Ms. Emma Watson, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador
Mr. Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever
UN Women, the United Nations entity dedicated to achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment, will unveil HeForShe’s new pilot initiative, to galvanize momentum in advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. The new campaign IMPACT 10X10X10 is a one-year pilot effort that aims to engage governments, corporations and universities as instruments of change positioned within some of the communities that most need to address deficiencies in women’s empowerment and gender equality. Top global leaders who will serve as founding Champions of the effort will be present to speak about the initiative. Media will then be given time for questions. After the press conference, a panel event will take place for invited guests.
Friday, Jan. 23, 8 a.m.-10 a.m.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Platz
Promenade 82 CH-7270, Davos
Live stream will be available here
; Images from the press conference as well as B-roll footage will be available here