250 experts gathered in the UfM Conference to foster women’s participation in the economic life
250 policymakers, experts, representatives from international organisations, think tanks, funding agencies, private sector and civil society from 35 countries discussed solutions to reduce the economic gender gap in the Euro-Mediterranean region. They stressed the urgency to improve women’s economic participation and called for concrete measures and more synergy between key actors in the region.
The Minister of Women and Family Affairs of Tunisia, Samira Merai Friia, proposed that Tunisia hosts the next Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on increasing the role of women in Society in 2016.
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