Nicolau Lobato Presidential Palace, March 8, 2024

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, President J. Ramos-Horta organized a special edition of his television program “President Horta Show” on RTTL, EP which focused on women working in the diplomatic field.

The program, which has aired since before Ramos-Horta became president, is known for engaging discussions on interesting topics with compelling guests. This International Women’s Day episode put the spotlight on the careers and experiences of female diplomats and leaders in international relations.

Ramos-Horta interviewed several acclaimed guests, allowing them to share their journeys and perspectives on being women in the traditionally male-dominated arena of politics and diplomacy. The audience gained insights into how these trailblazers have navigated challenges and grown their influential careers.

In addition to the president’s interviewed guests, the show welcomed an engaged audience filled with all women leaders from the presidency, government, and beyond. Lively dialogue and maximum participation characterized the inspiring commemoration of International Women’s Day.

By using his influential platform to amplify accomplished women in diplomatic roles, Ramos-Horta sent a powerful message of support for gender equality and female empowerment across all sectors of society.