For the first-ever GDL Festival, hosted in Tunis and Utique, Tunisia, GDL Members, Leading Partners and the Secretariat reflected on the past 10 years of hosting over 40 Labs with topics including feminist policy, water diplomacy, climate change and inclusive cities with the aim of achieving its goal to advance Diplomacy 4.0.
The GDL contributed to the conference for the seventh year in a row.
The Member-led Gender and Democracy Week, online and offline in Mexico City, took place from 7–12 August 2023. Two GDL Members and non-profit leaders Gabriela de la Torre and ElsaMarie DSilva joined forces and connected their two network initiatives – the Democracy Week and the Gender Alliance to form the programme of the Gender and Democracy Week.
GDL Members are hosting a side-event on climate change and transboundary river systems.
GDL members host a Lunch and Dialogue session on purpose and global citizenry.
International Conference on Climate Security by the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.