Egypt takes part in UfM regional dialogue on women empowerment in Spain

Maya Morsy, chairperson of the National Council for Women, will lead on Thursday an official Egyptian delegation to regional dialogue sessions of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on women empowerment in Barcelona, Spain.

In a statement issued by the council Wednesday, Morsy said the two-day event aims at holding discussions among the UfM member-states to follow up measures of implementing Cairo ministerial declaration for the Union of the Mediterranean that was issued in November 2017.

According to the statement, 43 UfM members, pledged to establish a mechanism to improve women status.

The gathering will be attended by a large number of ministers concerned with women affairs and gender equality as well as representatives of regional and international organizations, regional networks for civil society, businesswomen institutions and representatives of labor syndicates.

Source: State Information Service Egypt