Advancing Women's Political Participation as a Tool to Enhance Gender Equality

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Advancing Women's Political Participation as a Tool to Enhance Gender Equality

UNDP
Date: 
Friday, July 15, 2022 - 14:00 to 15:30
Where: 

Zoom

On the occasion of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022, the Government of Morocco in partnership with the Arab Women Organization (AWO) and UNDP will co-host an event on “Advancing Women's Political Participation as a Tool to Enhance Gender Equality,” featuring a discussion on the state of women’s political participation and recommendations for rebuilding momentum to get the region back on track. Speakers include:

  • Dr. Awatif Hayar, Minister of Solidarity, Social Integration and Family - Kingdom of Morocco, Member of AWO Executive Board
  • Dr. Khalida Bouzar, UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States
  • Dr. Houria Al-Tarmal, Minister of State for Women's Affairs, State of Libya, President of AWO's Supreme Council
  • Al Sayyida Maani Al-Busaidi, Director-General of Family Development, Ministry of Social Development, Sultanate of Oman, President of AWO Executive Board
  • Dr. Salma Al-Nems, Secretary General of the Jordanian National Committee for Women's Affairs, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Member of AWO Executive Council
  • Dr. Yusra Karim Mohsen, Director General of the Iraqi Women's Empowerment Department, General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, Republic of Iraq, Member of AWO Executive Council
  • Ambassador Alexandra Rydmark, Ambassador of Sweden to Jordan
  • Ambassador Cheikh Niang, Permanent Representative of Senegal to the UN
  • Ambassador Alicia Poinerostro, Deputy Permanent Representative of Mexico to the UN 

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