Last week, over 1,000 gender equality advocates from around the world gathered virtually alongside Women Deliver and partners to unveil the official theme of the Women Deliver 2023 Conference (WD2023): Spaces, Solidarity, and Solutions.

The event also launched of the Conference’s
registration platformscholarship applications, Concurrent session applications, partner side event registration, and exhibitor registration. In addition, the event celebrated WD2023’s new Regional Convening Partners and Conference sponsors and funders.

As one of the largest multi-sectoral convenings to advance gender equality, WD2023 will convene 6,000 advocates onsite, and over 200,000 advocates online from diverse fields from 17-20 July, 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Women Deliver 2023 Conference has been co-created by grassroots advocates, youth, civil society, governments, multilateral organizations, and the private sector, including from and representing communities facing systemic discrimination around the world. 

With sexual and reproductive health and rights at its core, WD2023 will center intersectional feminist principles, to address compounding issues impacting girls and women — from climate change, to gender-based violence, to unpaid care work — and collectively identify and action evidence-based solutions.
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During last week's WD2023 One-Year-Out Event, attendees heard from over 20 members of Women Deliver’s global advocacy community, including the Government of Rwanda, members of the WD2023 Advisory Group, the Women Deliver Board and staff, and diverse gender equality advocates from around the world.
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 WD2023’s objectives include catalyzing collective action to advance gender equality, holding leaders accountable, empowering the feminist movement, reframing who leads, as well as creating an accessible and inclusive space for everyone.
About WD2023

The theme of WD2023 is Spaces, Solidarity, and Solutions. WD2023 will enable inclusive and co-created spaces that foster solidarity for sustainable solutions on gender equality.

The theme, vision, and objectives of the Conference were selected by the WD2023 Advisory Group, in consultation with over 5,000 advocates — spanning 166 countries, generations, and sectors — who participated in design sprints and Women Deliver’s Global Community Consultation.

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Register for WD2023

WD2023 will host participants both on-site in Kigali and virtually, from 17-20 July, 2023. Official WD2023 Pre-Conferences will begin on 16 July 2023. In-person registration will be open on a rolling basis until capacity is reached. Once we have reached capacity, a waitlist will be initiated.

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Apply for scholarships

Our scholarship program, available both to those who wish to attend WD2023 in-person or online, provides financial assistance to individuals who would otherwise be unable to cover the cost of attending the Conference. Applications for on-site and virtual scholarships will be open through 1 October 2022, and will be accepted in English, French, and Spanish.

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Apply to host a Concurrent session

Concurrent sessions are moderated discussions and interactive workshops that provide a space for Conference attendees to delve into key issues, gain knowledge from expert speakers, and learn and enhance their advocacy skills. Applications for on-site and virtual sessions will be open through October 1, 2022, and will be accepted in English, French, and Spanish.

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Apply to host a partner side event or exhibit

Throughout WD2023, a series of side events will be hosted by WD2023 partners and sponsors. The Conference will also provide exhibitor packages that enable partners to showcase their organization’s work, share knowledge and solutions, and network with delegates from around the world, including government leaders, journalists, youth, academics, the private sector, civil society, and multilateral agencies.

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Youth engagement at WD2023

WD2023 will serve as a platform for young people, and those working on youth issues, to advance their advocacy goals. In order to ensure young people’s leadership and meaningful engagement in co-creating WD2023, Women Deliver is engaging Women Deliver Young Leaders, Young Leader Alumni, youth advocates, adolescents, and partner organizations working on youth issues in all aspects of planning the Conference.

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 WD2023 Regional Convening Parnters
Women Deliver is thrilled to welcome two new Regional Convening Partners representing Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), alongside existing partners representing Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Southern Africa. 
  • Asia Host Committee Chair: Sivananthi Thanenthiran, Executive Director of the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW);
  • MENA Host Committee Chair: Lina Abirafeh, Advisor, Arab Institute for Women.
WD2023 Regional Convening Partners will mobilize and convene advocates within their region to advance the conversation around gender equality before, during, and after the Conference as part of WD2023’s expanded Global Dialogue, which will take place in the six-months leading up to the Conference. 
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