Women in Leadership Towards an equal Mediterranean region in a COVID-19 world

When: March 5 2021

Where: Virtual, Spain


Join the Union for the Mediterranean International Women’s Day webinar to discuss the importance of bridging the leadership gap and empower women to attain gender equal decision-making.

Together, we can achieve this goal!

The event will provide simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Arabic

This webinar will analyse the challenges that women and girls face to access leadership positions. The discussions will bring together a variety of experts from across sectors, who will analyse the gendered barriers to leadership.

Speakers will also share best practices on how to foster women and girls’ leadership across the region.

The event will welcome EU's institution (DG NEAR) to present the recently published gender action plan (GAP III) and share insights on how it will empower women and girls to participate and lead equally in social, economic and political life.

The webinar will also give the floor to project promoters from Mediterranean countries with UNIDO and CEED and launch the 2021 UfM Women Business Forum!


11:05-11:20   Presenting GAP III: Towards a gender-equal world – DG Near

11:20-11:55   Session 1: Women in Business, Entrepreneurship and Digital Economy

12:10-12:40   Session 2: Women in Agriculture

12:40-13:10   Session 3: Women and the Health Care Sector

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