The UfM Secretariat organizes the “Third UfM High-level Conference: Women for the Mediterranean, driving force for stability and development” on 10-11 October 2016 in Barcelona.
Following the 2014 and 2015 editions and in the perspective of the Fourth UfM Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society which will take place in 2017, the Conference will gather main stakeholders fostering women’s empowerment around the Mediterranean to share ideas, experiences, initiatives and recommendations regarding the essential role that women play in promoting peace, development and stability.
This year again, discussions will focus on current and critical issues in the Mediterranean region where women have an essential role to play including:
Over 250 representatives from key stakeholders involved in women socio-economic empowerment issues will attend the UfM Conference, including some of the most relevant women empowerment experts from national institutions of the UfM member states, international development agencies, private sector and civil society organisations. The event will also promote B2B and networking meetings in order to set projects and innovative cooperation initiatives.
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