The United Nations is celebrating International Women’s Day 2017 with the theme “Women in the Changing World of Work.” Their speakers on Wednesday reflect a fairly wide range of work expertise — from heads of state to stars of Hollywood, with Anne Hathaway scheduled to speak in her capacity as a Global Goodwill Ambassador. Here is the schedule for the United Nations’ events on Wednesday, which can be live-streamed here.
Moderated by Ms. Sade Baderinwa, ABC News
Opening musical performance by Ms. Jayna Brown
• H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations (video message)
• H.E. Ms. Amina Mohammad, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations
• H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President, 71st Session of the General Assembly
• H.E. Mr. Bjarni Benediktsson, Prime Minister of Iceland
• H.E. Ms. Lana Nusseibeh, President, UN Women Executive Board
• Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women
• Ms. Casar Jacobson, Disability Activist and Youth Champion
• Ms. Anne Hathaway, Global Goodwill Ambassador
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