President Tarja Halonen gives a lecture: Women's Rights in Sustainable Development

Event start date
Event start time
15.00
Event end date
Event end time
17.00
Place

Main bulding, lecture hall A1, address: Kalevantie 4

Organiser(s)

School of Management

The former President of Finland Tarja Halonen gives a lecture on women’s rights and sustainable development. The language of the lecture is English.

President Halonen has recently started as the co-chair of the United Nations High-Level Advisory Group for Every Woman Every Child and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health. She also works as the goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and is the chairperson of the supervisory board of WWF Finland.

The lecture is open to all provided there are enough seats in the lecture hall.

The President’s visit is hosted by Dean Antti Lönnqvist from the School of Management, University Lecturer Jukka Viljanen and doctoral researchers Heta Heiskanen and Siina Raskulla from the administrative studies programme at the School of Management.

The lecture is a part of the Fighting against Social Injustices and Human Rights Violations course, which is now offered for the second time jointly by the public law specialism of the Degree Programme in Administrative Studies at the School of Management and the Global Health and Development Programme. This autumn, the first visiting lecturer was Minister Elisabeth Rehn. Last year, the visiting lecturers included, among others, MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen and MP Pekka Haavisto.

Additional information

For more information, please contact:
University instructor Heta Heiskanen, tel. 050 375 3115