Thursday, 06. April 2023 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Save in my calendar


Feminist foreign policy: From ambition to action

Feminist Foreign Policy - April 6th

On 6 April 2023, Women in International Security (WIIS) France and the Paris office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation will organise a conference on feminist foreign policy. Practitioners, researchers and diplomats will meet in round tables and workshops to try to give a common definition to the concept and exchange good practices, in a French, German and European perspective. 

Welcoming remark by The Honourable Hans-Dieter Lucas, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to France and Monaco.

Keynote address by Luise Amtsberg, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Assistance at Germany’s Federal Foreign Office.

Panel 1: “Feminist Foreign Policies: comparative approaches”

Panel 2: “Is a Feminist Defence Foreign Policy possible?”

13h00-14h30            Lunch break - Buffet

14h30-16h00            Workshops (3 x 15 persons)

The purpose of these small group workshops is to discuss a specific issue under the guidance of experts on the subject, before proposing concrete recommendations during a plenary feedback session.

  • Workshop 1: “How can a Feminist Foreign Policy help tackle climate change?”
  • Workshop 2: “Women and Foreign Policy: ensuring equal representation and rights”
  • Workshop 3: “Bringing civil society actors into the debate”

17h30-18h00             Closing remarks by Delphine O, French Ambassador and Secretary General of the Generation Equality Forum.

 18h00                         Closing cocktail

Registration to the whole event (or selected round tables and workshop) is mandatory before April 1st. Because of limited spots, a waiting list might be implemented. Be sure to register only if you are sure to attend the event. 

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Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Paris - France
Programme en français
English programme