The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat – UfMS – organised a High-level Conference on Fostering Women’s Participation in Economic Life on 19 to 21 May 2015 in Barcelona.
The Conference gathered together regional key actors to identify the opportunities and challenges ahead and formulate strategic recommendations to promote inclusive growth and gender equality as a crucial factor for political, social and economic development.
The 3 objectives of the Conference :
– Provide a platform for dialogue between relevant stakeholders in the field of the economic participation of women including governments, international organisations, donors and civil society representatives to discuss how to reinforce synergies and increase impact.
– Share experiences and best practices and identify new and innovative opportunities which are potentially job-generating and gather entrepreneurial openings for women.
– Promote new regional projects and innovative initiatives and facilitate networking and partnerships between project promoters and donors.
To know the Agenda of the Conference and for further information please visit http://ufmsecretariat.org/women-empowerment-conference-2015/.