Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (fifth from right) with Storting President Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen (fourth from left), Polish Ambassador Iwona Woicka-Żuławska (fifth from left), and female Ambassadors in Norway (Photo: Office of the Storting President)
17 January 2019, Oslo – Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia participated in the Female Ambassadors’ Luncheon with Norwegian Parliament (Storting) President Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen. The event was hosted by Polish Ambassador Iwona Woicka-Żuławska, and held at the Polish Embassy in Oslo.
Storting President Trøen expressed appreciation for the creation of a group dedicated to female Ambassadors posted in Norway, especially with Norway’s focus on women’s participation in Norwegian society. President Trøen also shared that the Norwegian Parliament is keen on promoting women’s rights and gender equality. END