At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Prime Minister of Romania Viorica Dăncilă joined the Council of Women World Leaders.
Katrín Jakobsdóttir is the second women to head a government in Iceland.
In November 2017 Iceland hosted Women Political Leaders global summit, which brought together over 300 women parliamentarians as well as members of the CWWL to discuss how to accelerate women’s empowerment and protect women’s rights.
The CWWL is also joined by Viorica Dăncilă, the prime minister of the Republic of Romania.
Viorica Dăncilă is the first woman in Romanian history to hold the office of the Prime Minister.