The Helsinki Conference on International Law & Women's Rights

"An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Role of International Law in Promoting Women's Rights"

(Helsinki; March 10th - 12th, 2014)

Conference Speakers

  • Dr. Alessandra Sarelin
    (Researcher, Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University)
  • H.E. Amb. Datin Seri Blanche Olbery
    Ambassador of Malaysia to Finland
  • Prof. Dr. Elina Penttinen
    University Lecturer, Gender Studies, University of Helsinki
  • Minister Elisabeth Rehn
    Former Minister of Defense of Finland; Former Member of Parliament of the Swedish Peoples Party of Finland
  • Minister Erkki Tuomioja
    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland
  • Johanna Norrback-Ilvessalo
    Senior Associate, Attorneys at Law Borenius LtD
  • Dr. Johanna Kantola
    Academy Research Fellow, Gender Studies, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki
  • The Hon. Mari Kiviniemi
    Former Prime Minister of Finland
  • Prof. Dr. Marjut Jyrkinen
    Professor, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki)
  • Mark C. Donfried
    Director General & Founder, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
  • H.E. Amb.  Norma Bertha Pensado Moreno
    Ambassador of Mexico to Finland
  • Päivi Nikkilä
    Chair of the Board at the Women Journalists in Finland
  • Pirkko Mahlamäki
    Secretary General of the Finnish Disability Forum; Board Member of European Disability Forum
  • MP Satu Haapanen
    Member of the Parliament of Finland
  • H. E. Amb. Sello Moloto     
    (Ambassador of South Africa to Finland)
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirchner
    Visiting Professor for Fundamental and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Lapland
  • Terttu Savola
    Chairperson, the Poor Party of Finland; Member, Council of the City of Espoo; Ambassador for Human Rights and Children's Rights in the Finnish United Nations Alliance