Agenda

Agenda

Nordica Hotel, Reykjavík

Sunday, 28 August 2005
10.00-16.00 Excursion (for those who arrive on Saturday)
18.00-20.00 Welcome reception at Museum Ásmundarsafn
Monday, 29 August 2005
08.30-9.00 Coffee and Registration
09.00-9.15 Welcome - Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Minister of Education, Science and Culture
09.15-9.30 Opening remarks - Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland 1980-1996
09.30-9.40 Message from UNESCO: Role of Women in Cultural Understanding - Katérina Stenou, Director, Division of Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue
09.40-9.50 Entertainment
09.50-10.10 Women's Empowerment: Measuring the Global Gender Gap, World Economic Forum - Cherie Booth QC
10.10-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-11.00 Brief interventions from Ministers
11.00-12.00 Discussion
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-13.40 Entertainment
13.40-14.00 Women's Cultural Rights Mahnaz Afkhami, President, Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development and Peace
14.00-15.10 Discussion
15.10-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-16.45 Discussion
16.45-17.00 Discussion summary
19.30 Dinner at Perlan Restaurant, hosted by the Prime Minister of Iceland, Halldór Ásgrímsson
Tuesday, 30 August
09.00-9.20 Gender, Globalisation and Tourism Cultures - Dr. Annette Pritchard, Director of the Welsh Centre of Tourism Research, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
09.20-10.50 Discussion
10.50-11.10 Coffee Break
11.10-11.30 Networking – Laura Liswood, Secretary General, Council of Women World Leaders
11.30-11.45 Final comment, summary and remarks; Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdottir, Minister of Education, Science and Culture
11.45-14.00 Visit and lunch at the National Museum of Iceland