November 1-2, 2017: World Assembly for Women 2017 set for Tokyo

The World Assembly for Women 2017 (WAW! 2017) seeks to promote women’s empowerment in Japan and around the world. First held in 2014 as an initiative of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, WAW! offers a comprehensive forum to discuss domestic and international issues which affect women. Over 300 global leaders have participated in the past three assemblies.

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Website - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Japanese)