To mark the International Women’s Day, UN Global Compact Network Egypt, together with, International Finance Corporation (IFC) World Bank Group, Egyptian Exchange (EGX), UN Women, National Council for Women in Egypt (NCW), and Egyptian Institute of Directors (EIOD), successfully organized today the 5th Annual Ring the Bell Event for Gender Equality at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza.

The event included a panel discussion entitled “Role of Women in Advancing the Egyptian Economy” and aimed to discuss the growing business and economic case for gender equality and gender inclusiveness, how businesses can take actions to adopt and advance the SDGs and the WEPs; highlight success stories from women who are facing challenges working in their organizations; present The findings from the recent Women on Boards research study conducted in Egypt; and discuss businesses can take actions to adopt and advance SDGs and WEPs.

The event comes in light of the efforts taken to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Goal 5 on Gender Equality.

Let’s follow the call to advance women’s empowerment TO CREATE THE WORLD WE WANT.

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