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Supervisor Elham AbolFateh
Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

UN in Egypt Holds New Workshop on Fifth Sustainable Goal


Thu 08 Jul 2021 | 01:15 PM

On 5 July, FAO, UN Women, and UNICEF brought together communication specialists, journalists, and government officials to exchange practices on impactful communication on the Fifth Sustainable Goal of Gender Equality.

Through the activities of the workshop, including presentations, discussions, and brainstorming, the ability of all participants to prompt sustainable development through new creative approaches was enhanced.

By reviewing Egypt's specific cases, based on scenario analysis, the workshop offered hands-on sessions for participants to apply “proposals” and carry out designs on innovations and education opportunities.

Furthermore, the workshop featured cultural seminars animated by domestic and international professionals to reflect on the specifications of each institution.

The workshop also explored ways to create opportunities for collaborations on physical spaces and online platforms.

Speaking during the seminar, Dina Haikal, a UN communication specialist said that "People want quality education, gender equality, good jobs, and an ability to raise and educate young women that can, in turn, aspire to greater things."

"We share in these goals and aspirations. The UN also seeks to support Egyptian women so they can be leaders in business, academia, and civil society. We have invested over $20 million in scholarships and educational opportunities to more than 10,000 countryside students," she added.

"Covid-19 reduced income decreased purchasing power and diminished access to nutrition food services. Construction access to social assistance such as cash transfers and public works as a result of mobility constraints," Magi Refat, a FAW official said.

"During the first wave, we attempted to improve livelihood, nutrition, and empowerment of the rural woman and their families affected by coronavirus crises in Upper Egypt," she added.

"Through programs like Canadian initiative for rural women, we have helped them enhance their agricultural skills, Learn about the basics of raising livestock and poultry to improve their livelihood," Refat explained.

"Thanks to the Egyptian government and the program for helping successfully launch and implement this program in Egypt, and to the program of rural women, for its hard work in mobilizing women sharing best practices on how to develop and build leadership skills."