#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

Maria Lourdes Pintasilgo

Portugal

Global ethics for global problems

Maria Lourdes Pintasilgo was the first and to date only woman to serve as Prime Minister of Portugal, and one of the first in Europe and the world, pushing to modernize the country’s social welfare system and making social security universal. She was also the country’s first Ambassador to UNESCO.

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