It was during an open session on women in the global agenda that Lamia Bazir was spotted and selected to be a representative at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
Her outspokeness, and innovative vision attracted the “Third World Network” to nominate her as one of their representatives at the United Nations.
For one year, and in parallel to her graduate studies, Lamia was able to attend some the highest level panels and most decisive sessions on the elaboration of the Sustainable Development Goals and the post 2015-Agenda.
Hence, this exposure enabled her to know and understand the internal dynamics within the United Nations, to be exposed to the UN Body, Member States, and NGO representatives, and most importantly to get diversified perspectives on the challenges of development, cooperation, and security within and among nations.
Listen to one of her ideas: