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Dia Mirza joins nine women world leaders to fight COVID-19

2020-05-01 21:43:27 BdST

2020-06-07 02:16:43 BdST

Published: 2020-05-01 21:43:27 BdST



Entertainment Live: Bollywood actress Dia Mirza joins nine women leaders across the world to support a global plan for social and economic recovery from the novel Coronavirus. In this initiative, which aims at mobilising support for the UN road map to tackle the current Covid-19 pandemic, the actor-producer will work towards funding the UN Response and Recovery Trust Fund.

Joining Mirza in this advocacy effort convened by the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed are a host of dignitaries such as — President of Ethiopia Sahle-Work Zewde, Prime Minister of Norway and SDG Advocate Erna Solberg, SDG Advocate and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador of Pakistan Muniba Mazari, Executive Director of UNICEF Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Executive Director of UNFPA Natalia Kanem.

Mirza is eager to raise her voice to save lives and protect livelihoods, urging leaders in all countries, and across all sectors, to address the humanitarian crisis of the pandemic. Over the coming weeks, she adds, more women leaders from political, multilateral, and business sectors are expected to join Rise for All.

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