This regional Dialogue process on women empowerment involves the UfM Member States and the key actors in the field of women empowerment in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The objective is to review with partner countries, as requested by the third UfM Ministerial Declaration on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society, the progress made in translating the Ministerial commitments into actions, and to start preparing the fourth UfM Ministerial Meeting.
In accordance with the final methodology approved by the UfM Senior Officials for the Dialogue, 4 working groups will be established with respect to the 4 priorities identified by the participating countries:
– Raise women´s participation in economic life.
– Improve women’s access to leadership and decision making positions.
– Combat violence against women and gender-based-violence.
– Change of stereotypes through education and culture.
The meeting will gather representatives from governments of the 43 UfM Members States, as well as selected representatives from international and regional organisations and civil society partners.
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