Sheikh Mohammed to attend opening of Global Women's Forum.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will attend the opening session of the Global Women's Forum Dubai (GWFD) 2020 today.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai will attend the opening session of the Global Women's Forum Dubai (GWFD) 2020 today. Over 100 leaders and experts from across the world will engage in constructive dialogue on the advancement of women at the two-day forum. More than 3,000 delegates from 87 countries are expected to attend over 60 workshops and sessions.
On the sidelines of the Forum, over 250 government representatives, business leaders and women entrepreneurs from the region will also participate in the first We-Fi Mena Regional Summit, which is co-organised by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) and Dubai Women Establishment.
Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Gender Balance Council and President of Dubai Women Establishment, stressed that GWFD 2020 is a chance to shed light on the UAE's development journey "set in motion by its wise leadership who believed in women's capabilities and the importance of their role in society".
"The UAE provides an inspirational model for the empowerment and socio-economic participation of women. The country has created a highly supportive environment for women to enhance their contributions to society. The global community's recognition of these remarkable achievements has led to the UAE becoming a venue for the world's largest events focused on women's empowerment and advancement," Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed said.
"We are keen to follow the UAE's approach in providing opportunities for a constructive global dialogue that serves humanity. Our goal is to work hand in hand with international organisations and influencers around the world to provide more opportunities for women and advance their influential roles in governmental, economic, social, cultural and other fields."
News Source:- Khaleej Times