H.E. Retno L.P. Marsudi
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia
Arria-Formula Meeting on
“What's Next for Women, Peace and Security in Middle East and North Africa:
The Potential of National Action Plans"
at Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ
New York, 24 January 2019
Let me begin by thanking Germany, Peru and the United Kingdom… for convening this meeting.
A soon as I received this invitation… I told my Ambassador that I will attend.
Why you ask… am I so supportive of this meeting.
First… of course… because I am a woman.
Second… and most importantly… I wish to see women around the globe empowered… and become agents of peace,… of tolerance,… and also agent of prosperity.
Click the document to read the full statement ->> Statement of Foreign Minister of Indonesia Arria Formula WPS 240119.pdf