#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of
the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

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Alva Myrdal

Sweden

A strong proponent of nuclear disarmament

Alva Myrdal from Sweden received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982 for her commitment to peace and security. She was a strong proponent of nuclear disarmament and women’s empowerment, and served as chairperson for the Swedish delegation to the Conference of Disarmament in Geneva from 1962-1973.

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