• 24-NOV-2014

  • Oslo, Norway

  • SOURCE: Norway

Oslo Symposium on Advancing Women's Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan

23 November Norway hosted the Oslo Symposium on Advancing Women's Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan. Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Rula Ghani, Afghanistan's new first lady opened the symposium. The purpose of the symposium was to provide an arena for discussing how Afghanistan can advance women's rights and empowerment, as well as how the international community can support the necessary reforms.

The video material includes comments from Norway's Prime Minister Ms. Erna Solberg, Director of Afghan Women's Network Ms. Hasina Safi and Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Børge Brende.