Credit: University Luxembourg, AEIN

The University of Luxembourg and Aide à l’Enfance de l’Inde et du Népal (AEIN) have announced that they are hosting guest speaker Bandana Rana for the Kapuscinski Development Lecture “Scaling the summit for women’s rights” on 30 November 2021 at 18:00.

Bandana Rana is a gender equality activist from Nepal, a member of the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (UN CEDAW) and Chair of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP).

Ms Rana's lecture will feature practical examples of bottom-up movement building, breaking the culture of silence, harnessing the potential of the media and enhancing critical and collaborative partnership for transforming the roadmap to inclusive development. It will highlight experiences of linking efforts from local to global and global to local for scaling the hurdles of rising inequalities.

The lecture is taking place in person on the Belval Campus of the University of Luxembourg in Esch-sur-Alzette. To attend, register via email: or online at: