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Meeting with regional women mediators’ networks in Oslo

President Halonen participated on 22-23 March at a meeting in Oslo, gathering regional women mediators’ networks together. Nordic Women Mediators, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRIO and NOREF welcomed representatives of regional networks (FemWise-Africa, Mediterranean Women Mediators Network), UN and regional organizations to discuss future cooperation, and possibilities for establishing a global alliance of regional women mediators’ networks. Amongst other things, President Halonen told about the work of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation.

Chair’s statement from the Oslo meeting can be found here (pdf).