Lebanon Just Appointed 3 new Female Ambassadors

Amal Mudallali, Sahar Baassiri and Tracy Chamoun had been appointed this week by the Lebanese authorities as new ambassadors for Lebanon.

Dr Amal Mudallali, who works as a CEO for Bridges Worldwide Group, is a contributor to Overseas Coverage and as soon as labored as BBC’s Washington Correspondant, was appointed as UN Ambassador and would be the first Lebanese feminine to carry this place.

Sahar Baassiri, Lebanese journalist and the spouse of Lebanon’s everlasting consultant on the UN Nawwaf Salam, was appointed as UNESCO Ambassador. Baasiri was elected three years in the past as President of the Worldwide Ladies Discussion board on the UN, a discussion board that features girls ambassadors to the UN and can also be open to ambassadors’ wives, girls diplomats and girls from the New York civil society scene.

Tracy Chamoun, a Lebanese-Australian author and political activist and the daughter of Nationwide Liberal Occasion Dany Chamoun, was appointed as Lebanon’s ambassador to Jordan. Chamoun declared herself as a Lebanese presidential candidate again in 2014.

It’s clearly excellent news that we’re getting feminine ambassadors however this doesn’t change something about the low and nearly inexistent function of ladies in Lebanon’s political life. No quota was set for ladies within the upcoming Lebanese parliamentary elections regardless that few events dedicated verbally to equal illustration.

You’ll be able to learn extra about our three new girls ambassadors [right here].

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