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Beirut, 14 October 2019
What: Symposium organized by the Saudi Embassy in Beirut and hosted by ESCWA on “Women in Saudi Arabia, Vision 2030 Agenda”
When: Monday 14 October 2019 at 10 a.m.
Where: United Nations House, Riad el-Solh Square, Beirut, Lebanon
- H.E. UN Under-Secretary-General and ESCWA Executive Secretary, Ms. Rola Dashti;
- H.E. Minister of State for Economic Empowerment of Women and Youth in Lebanon, Ms. Violette Khairallah Safadi;
- H.E. Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Lebanon, Mr. Al Sayid Walid Al Bukhari;
- Ms. Amal Yehya Almoallimi, member of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia and of its Family Affairs Council
Participants include ministers, deputy ambassadors, academics, United Nations entities and civil society organizations working in Lebanon.
Why: In recent years, Saudi Arabia has witnessed various developments in the economic, social, and cultural spheres, which have reflected positively on the reality of Saudi women and their public presence.
To emphasize the Kingdom’s achievements in that regard, Ms. Al Mouallimi will outline the most important steps envisaged for women in the Vision 2030 of Saudi Arabia.
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