WEF-Tunisia 2019 Program Details

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Speakers Colour Code:

Moderator  Co-Lead  Panelist  Via Video Keynotes & Others

Time Allocation
For Co-Lead :12 Min, Panelist: 5 Min.

Venue: LAICO/Tunis

General Guidelines:
* Plenary Sessions: each Plenary session will have 6 to7 speakers who will speak 5-6 minutes each.
* Business matching (B2B) will be organized in Parallel sessions .
* The sessions topics & timing are subject to change.

WEF-Tunisia 2019 “Tunisia’s Role as Cultural, to Touristic & Business Hub for Countries: Investing in Women & for Women.”


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Day-1, 23rd January 2019, Wednesday

TimeSession No.TopicSpeakers
09 :00 AM -09 :45 AMInaugural SessionTunisia’s Role as Cultural, to Touristic & Business Hub for Countries: Investing in Women & for Women. Welcome by:
Neziha Labidi,
Minister of Women, Family, Children & Seniors
Dr. Harbeen Arora,
Global Chairperson of All Ladies League, Women Economic Forum 
Representative of the Tunisian  Union of Industry Commerce and Handicrafts
9:45 AM – 10:30 AMPlenary 23AWomen’s Economic EmpowermentDr. Melody Unity Sakala-Makore
Ali Robert Tanti
Wani Iris Manly
10:30 AM – 11:15 AMSession  2311For a Holistic & Integrated Approach to Women’s Economic EmpowermentWani Iris Manly
11:15AM – 12:00 NoonSession  2312Women in the World of Science: Development & Deployment of Innovation Initiatives.
12:00Noon – 12:45PMSession  2313Women’s Leadership in Digital Economy
12:45PM – 01:30PMSession  2314Combating Violence Against Women
01:30PM – 02:15PMNetworking lunch
02:15 PM -03:00 PMPlenary 23BWomen, Culture & CreativitySarah Shaukat
Shubhda Arora
Mohammed Abdurrahman Hashem Al-Hebshi
03:00 PM -03:45 PMSession  2315Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment in CultureAli Robert Tanti
Mohammed Abdurrahman Hashem Al-Hebshi
03:45 PM-04:30 PMSession  2316Women’s Leadership in the Cultural & Creative Sectors
04:30 PM – 05:15 PMSession  2317Future Women Talents: Pushing the Boundaries of Creative ExpressionMOUÉLLÉ Mireille
05:15 PM -06:00 PMSession  2318Supporting Positive Change & Increasing Visibility for Women’s Creativity
04:30 PM – 05:15 PMGala DinerMinister of Tourism

Day-2, 24th January 2019, Thursday

TimeSession No.TopicSpeakers
09:00 AM-09:45 AMPlenary 24AWomen in Decision Making PositionsVikas Gera
Sharon Callix
9:45 AM-10:30 AMSession  2411Women’s Participation in Political & Public Life: Recent Developments
10:30 AM-11:15 AMSession  2412Women Leadership in the Workplace: Expanding Influence & Leading Change Jacqueline Ani
Vikas Gera
11:15 AM – 12:00 NoonSession  2413Women & Leadership Roles in Diplomacy
12:00 Noon– 12:45 PMSession  2414Inspirational Women Role Models Sharon Callix
12:45 PM – 01:30 PMSession  2415Women Drivers of Change in Achieving Sustainable Peace & Development
01:30PM – 02:15PMNetworking lunch
02:15 PM -03:00 PMPlenary 24BWomen, Peace & Security Jacqueline Ani
Aditi Arora
03:00 PM -03:45 PMSession  2416Invest in Women to Address the Climate Change & Conserve the EnvironmentShubhda Arora
03:45 PM-04:30 PMSession  2417Women & Food Security: Decisive Role of Rural Women
04:30 PM – 05:15 PMSession  2418Building a Peaceful World We Want: Woman’s Touch Aditi Arora
05:15 PM -06:00 PMClosing CeremonyMinister of Women, Family Children and Seniors
Minister of Culture