Radio 3's Free Thinking - 2012, Mary Robinson
2 Nov 2012, 19:00
The Free Thinking Lecture
Mary Robinson has had a pioneering political career as the first female President of Ireland, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Chair of The Council for Women Leaders.
She is a member of The Elders, along with Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter, the group of global leaders who campaign together for peace, and President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice.
Mary Robinson delivers the opening lecture of the 2012 Free Thinking Festival, arguing that women leaders are best placed to sort out the crises of the 21st Century.
Watch this event live online at bbc.co.uk/freethinking from 7pm Friday 2 November.