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The wife of the Prime Minister, Mrs. Lorna Golding, will join three other wives of world leaders as the Guests of Honour at Friday’s “First Ladies Speak” event, being staged by the United Nation’s Women’s International Forum in New York.
Mrs. Golding will be one of three eminent speakers at the forum being held under the theme, “The First Ladies Speak”, on Friday (April 16) at the UN.
The other speakers are: the wife of the UN Secretary-General, Madame Ban Soon-taek (Patron of the Women’s International Forum); First Lady of Egypt, H.E. Madame Suzanne Mubarak; and First Lady of Malaysia, H.E. Datin Sri Rosmah Mansor
Mrs. Golding is the founder and Chairperson of the Jamaica Early Childhood Development Foundation (JECDF) and patron of the Jamaica AIDS Foundation (JAF). She will showcase Jamaica’s advancement in early childhood education and the environment at the event.
The meeting is expected to be attended by Permanent Representatives of member states of the UN and their spouses, high-ranking officials of the UN as well as the Consular Corps and prominent figures in New York.