Participants
First Name Position Department Nation
Camilla Gunnell Minister Ministry of Education and Culture Aland
Lynn Bean Acting Deputy Secretary Ministry of Communications, Information Technology and Arts Australia
Begum Selima Rahman State Minister Ministry of Cultural Affairs Bangladesh
Ólöf Ólafsdóttir Head of Department Directorate General of Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport Council of Europe
Askalu Menkerios Minister Ministry of Labour & Human Welfare Eritrea
Tanja Karpela Minister Ministry of Culture Finland
Eftehia Katsareas Advisor to the Alternate Minister Ministry of Culture Greece
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir UNESCO Goodwill Ambassdor for Languages Former president of Iceland 1980-1996 Iceland
Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir Minister Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Iceland
Smt. Renuka Chowdhury Minister of State Ministry of Tourism India
Michal Cafrey-Yardeni Senior adviser to the Minister Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport Israel
Blanca Ovelar Minister Ministry of Education and Culture Paraguay
Laura Deal Head Woman World Leaders Programme, World Economic Forum Switzerland
Alisa Moldavanova Minister's Adviser Ministry of Culture and Arts Ukraine
Katerina Stenou Director of Division of Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue Culture Sector UNESCO
Laura Liswood Secretary General Council of Women World Leaders United States
Bonnie Cohen Representative Secretary Madeline Albright, Chair Women Ministerial Initiative United States




Observers:


Sarah Parker Director of Programmes Council of Women World Leaders United States
Rósa Erlingsdóttir Chairman UNIFEM Iceland