Participation in second consultative meeting of women civil society organizations in Arab region

Participation in second consultative meeting of women civil society organizations in Arab region

Ms. Saba Al-Asfoor – board member in BWA- participated in the second consultative meeting “high-level meeting on Implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for Women and Girls, Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in the Arab Region: The Development Post 2015 Agenda– Opportunities and Challenges” organized by UN Women for representatives of Arab countries and held in Cairo, at the Arab League from 17th to18th February , attended by the Secretary- General of the Arab League and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
The main objective of the advisory committee meeting was to develop a vision on the strategic level for post 2015 for Arab women as seen by civil society, in preparation for developing a consolidated report on “Progress made in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals relevant to women and girls in the Arab region from civil society perspective” which will be presented to the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

 

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