Participating Members

Mary Robinson

President of Ireland
(1990-1997)

Mary Robinson was President of the Republic of Ireland from 1990 to 1997. From 1997 to 2002, she served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. She is a founding member and former Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders, and has been Honorary President of Oxfam International since 2002. Among her most recent endeavours are Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, which seeks to incorporate human rights into the globalization process and support capacity building and good governance in developing countries, and currently heads the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, a centre for thought leadership, education and advocacy on the struggle to secure global justice for those many victims of climate change who are usually forgotten – the poor, the disempowered and the marginalised across the world.

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