When

2015 October 14
2015 October 14

Where

MILAN Expo, Milan, Italy

Organizer

UNIDO; No Peace Without Justice; Women for Expo; and six national MENA business women associations

Conference on Women Economic Empowerment in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, The State of Palestine and Tunisia - EXPO Milan

The Conference on Women Economic Empowerment in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the State of Palestine and Tunisia is an important part of the activities undertaken within UNIDO's project titled “Promoting Women Empowerment for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) in the Middle-East and North Africa (MENA) region”. The aim of this event is to establish a policy dialogue, identify recommendations and share good practices on relevant topics for the development of women entrepreneurship.

The event will bring together representatives of governments and the Women's Business Associations of Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the State of Palestine and Tunisia. UNIDO is also working to involve women entrepreneurs, international finance institutions, non-governmental organizations, and representatives of the private sector. Two round tables will be organized, one on policy and legal reforms to promote women empowerment in the MENA region, and another on the importance of national, regional and international networks to enhance women entrepreneurship.

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