10th February 2016, Movenpick Hotel Karachi, Pakistan

His Excellency Dr. Jean-Fran├žois Cautain is the current Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan. He has been serving within EU institutions since 2001, when he was appointed Head of Operations of the European Commission to Afghanistan. Dr. Cautain has previously served as the Head of Political, Press and Information Section of the European Commission to Thailand, Team Leader in the Policy Coordination Division in Brussels and the first Resident European Union Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia. He holds a Masters in Development Management from LSE and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

Her Excellency Dr. Brigitta Blaha is the current Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to Pakistan. Previously, she was the Head of the Department at the Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs. Dr. Blaha's diplomatic experience also includes postings in USA, Japan, Hong Kong and Thailand. She studied law at the University of Vienna and graduated with a doctorate in 1977.

Her Excellency Ms. Ina Lepel is the current Ambassador of the Republic of Germany to Pakistan. She has previously served as the Deputy Director-General for Global Issues and Head of UN Policy Division at the Federal Foreign Office at Berlin, Germany as well as the Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy in Islamabad from 2006 to 2009. Ms. Lepel's diplomatic experience includes postings in the United Nations, Georgia and Thailand. She holds a Master's Degree in Economics from Indiana University, USA and Bonn University, Germany.

Based in Singapore, Sabiana Paoli owns and operates the Sabiana Paoli Art Gallery with regular exhibitions and collaborations with artists from Poland, Argentina, China, Singapore and more. Previously, she was the Director at the Opera Gallery in Venice, Italy and Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Ms. Paoli has also authored articles for prestigious Italian art publications. She has a Master's degree in Art from the University of Florence, majoring in Art History and Contemporary Art.

Dr. Meryem is Vice-President of the Moroccan Association of Women Entrepreneurs. Previously, she was consultant for United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Advisor for German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ). Dr. Aziz holds a PhD (Environment and Sustainable Development) from University Hassan II, Morocco; Masters from NEOMA Business School and a BSc in Environment from University of Le Havre, France.

Vibeke Jensen is the Representative/Country Director, UNESCO Pakistan based in Islamabad. Prior to this, she was the Director UNESCO Liaison Office, New York and simultaneously Director of the Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative (GEFI), United Nations, New York. She has also served as the Director of UNESCO field offices in Vietnam and United Republic of Tanzania, besides also serving Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Comoros. She joined the UN in 1989 and has worked as Education and Gender specialist in many different countries in Asia and Africa.

Her Excellency Ms. Jeannette Seppen is the current Head of Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Islamabad after serving as Ambassador to Iraq. She has previously represented Netherlands as Deputy, Political and Security Committee, Ambassador at the European Union, Brussels, Belgium. Ms. Seppen earned a Master's in Political Sciences, from Leyden University, The Netherlands.