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CMI Takes Part in UfM’s High Level Conference on Women’s Participation in Economic Life

Tags: Economy / Gender / 2015
  • May 19-21, 2015, Barcelona, Spain 


    The CMI Manager joined an expert panel at the High-Level Conference organized by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on “Fostering Women’s Participation in Economic Life.” He presented an overview of women’s current situation in MENA and its implications on the economic development of the region and asserts that women’s economic participation is a pre-requisite for sustainable development and progressive growth. He also discussed the role donors and financial institutions play in promoting economic participation of women and in mainstreaming gender equality by adopting a transversal approach that covers many different topics such as education and healthcare.


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