UNESCO HQ, 30 June 2017
Opening ceremony of UNESCO's Soft Power Today Address by Rula Ghani
UNESCO fulfils its mission through advocacy for peace and development and through the soft power of persuasion. To highlight this key instrument, UNESCO organized a series of thematic conferences within the framework of “UNESCO’s Soft Power Today”. The series were launched on June 30 2017 with a high-level conference on “Fostering Women’s Empowerment and Leadership”, highlighting Gender Equality as one of UNESCO’s two global priorities.