Barrister Miti Sanjana, a women’s right advocate from Bangladesh attended the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Conference on Advancing the Rights and Empowerment of Women held in Baku.
The conference was held on 20th and 21st November 2023 drawing heads of state and government of different countries at Azerbaijan capital of Baku.
The conference was co-organized by Azerbaijan, the current Chair of the Non-Aligned Movement, as well as Uganda and Uzbekistan, the next chairs of the organization.
NAM is the world’s largest international organization after the United Nations, currently comprising 120 members spanning all four corners of the globe. For the past years, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev held the chairperson’s position.
The event is held on the basis of the initiatives announced by President Ilham Aliyev at the Ministerial Meeting of the NAM Coordinating Bureau held this July.
Barrister Miti Sanjana, while addressing te conference, said that Bangladesh has emerged as a role model for women's progress and empowerment under the dynamic leadership of Sheikh Hasina.
Sanjana also said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been an influential figure in shaping the lives of Bangladeshi Women.
The conference was attended by nearly 60 delegations including the representatives of the NAM member states and the states with observer status under the organization, international organizations, as well as the high-ranking officials invited as special guests.