Fashion 4 Development’s Annual First Ladies Luncheon is held to celebrate the unprecedented cooperation between diplomacy and fashion for the greater good of women and children worldwide.
This year the list of honourees include:
- Madame Ban Soon-taek, First Lady of the United Nations
- Annie Lennox
- Natalia Vodianova
- Nadja Swarovski
Fashion 4 Development (F4D) is a private sector global platform founded by Evie Evangelou in January 2011 in support of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and “Every Woman, Every Child”, the UN initiative spearheaded by Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.
F4D’s mission is to promote positive social change and harness the power of the fashion and beauty industries by implementing creative strategies for sustainable economic growth and independence of communities worldwide, through the expression of fashion.