Generation Equality Forum in Paris

The Generation Equality Forum in Paris, hosted by the Government of France, took place from 30 June – 2 July 2021. Nala Feminist Collective has extensive engagement in in the lead up to the Paris Forum, with a prominent presence at the opening ceremony, as well as three side events, including the NalaFem official launch at the forum

 

Young Feminist Unconference organized by GEF Task Force and the Youth Leaders at Action Coalitions with the participation of Sodfa Daaji, Nalafem Campaign Coordinator

June 12

Opening Ceremony in Paris with remarks at the Opening Ceremony by Nalafem Chair Aya Chebbi joined by Melinda Gates, Prime Minister of Finland Marin Sanna and Mari Pangestu, World Bank Managing Director, on a panel on Economic Justice.

 

June 30

Global Launch of the “Education Plus” Joint Initiative – Power Up! – Empowering Adolescent 1st Girls and Young African Women organized by UNAIDS, and moderated by Nalafem Chair,

Aya Chebbi, joined by Winnie Nyanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS; Anita Kouassi, youth activist; H.E. Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda, Prime Minister of Gabon and H.E. Moeketsi Majoro, Prime Minister of Lesotho.

 

High-Level Side Event on Africa Young Women United for the Decade of Action, organised by Nalafem, in collaboration with Rise Up Climate Movement, There’s No Limit Foundation, Ministry of Women, Children and Youth of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia and Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology of Republic of Namibia—has marked the official launch of the Nala Council, moderated by Aya Chebbi, with the participation of Filsan Abdulahi, Emma Theophelus, and Vanessa Nakate

 

Feminists Speak Up! organized by GEF Youth Task Force with the participation of Sodfa Daaji, Nalafem Campaign Coordinator

 

July 1

#ActforEqual Event with the participation of Nala council member Jaha Dukureh alongside with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and H.E. Guoni Th. Johannesson, president of Iceland

 

Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action Compact event, with remarks from Council Member, Emtithal Mahmoud

 

July 2

36 Engaged stakeholders in Paris

11 Speaking engagements
Nalafem Collective, Generation Equality Forum, Paris, Aya Chebbi
Official photo of the opening ceremony during Generation Equality Forum Paris, June 30, 2021
Nalafem Collective, Generation Youth Equality Forum, Paris, Aya Chebbi
Nala Chair, Aya Chebbi, with members of the Generation Equality Youth Task Force

NalaFem Official Launch

1 July 2021 marked the Offical launch of Nala Feminist Collective with a High-Level Event on “Africa Young Women United for the Decade of Action”, held during Generation Equality Forum in Paris, with the remarks of 4 council members

Nalafem Collective, Nalafem Launch 2021
Generation Equality Youth Forum, Paris, Nalafem Collective
High-Level Side Event on Africa Young Women United for the Decade of Action: Aya Chebbi, Hon. Emma Theophelus, H.E. Filsan Abdulahi and Vanessa Nakate.
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