Conference Towards More Inclusive Economies: Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Mediterranean Region

August 1, 2023
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he conference, co-organized by Liga Europea de Cooperación Económica and IEMed within the UfM premises, will bring together experts, policymakers, and entrepreneurs to explore strategies for overcoming the economic barriers women face in the region and promoting women’s economic empowerment in the Mediterranean region. Through a series of panel discussions, it will examine key challenges and opportunities in the areas of education and workforce participation, entrepreneurship, access to finance, legal and regulatory reform, and gender equality in the work environment.


The different stakeholders will have the opportunity to share good practices and lessons learned in order to foster women’s economic empowerment in different sectors and levels within the Euro-Mediterranean region. The distinguished speakers will discuss ways to bridge the gap in women economic participation, to facilitate female entrepreneurship, to enhance the legal systems and make them more inclusive, and to increase the percentage of women in leadership positions.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia