Saba Al-Asfoor member of The Arab States Civil Society Advisory Group for UN women to study the status of Arab women

Saba Al-Asfoor member of The Arab States Civil Society Advisory Group for UN women to study the status of Arab women

On December 15th Saba Al-Asfoor –Board member in BWA- participated in the consultative meeting of the regional Arab States Civil Society Advisory Group, in Egypt.
The meeting was organized by the Regional Office for the Arab States of the UN.
The Advisory Group will be a consultative forum for continuous dialogue between civil society and UN Women.
The objective of the consultative meeting was to promote dialogue, and to be as a communication between the UN Women and civil society organizations in the Arab region. Also, enable the UN women to benefit from the experiences of civil society organizations, and to exchange the perspectives to enhance the programs and priorities of UN Women.
The Committee would be considered as a consultative forum to exchange ideas, strategies, experiences, perspectives, knowledge, and advocacy issues.
The meeting has discussed the expectations of civil society organizations from UN women and what UN women can do to advance women status in Arab nations, and has reviewed UN women plan over the (next) coming year 2014.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *