International Women’s Day 2016

As part of a series of activities to mark International Women’s Day, the EU Delegation to Jordan hosted a roundtable discussion aimed at highlighting EU support for Gender Equality, and to exchange views on the EU Gender Action plan.

The topics of women’s political participation and economic empowerment generated a lively debate.  The event featured representatives from EU member states, civil society groups, Jordanian members of parliament, leading women rights’ activists, project partners, media representatives, active Twitter users, and, of course, Support Youth Leaders members

The roundtable discussion was headed by AmbassadorAndrea Matteo Fontana, of the European Union Delegation to Jordan.  He facilitated this interactive discussion to mark International Women’s day, and to engage the participants present in a dialogue on the EU’s role in supporting gender equality in Jordan.

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