December 10-12 2018 Manila, Philippine
AWEN Members attended the “Senior Officials Conference on Gender Mainstreaming in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Sectoral Bodies” 10-12 December 2018 in Manila.
The breakout sessions are following:
- Trade and Investment
- Digital Economy
- Science,Technology and Innovation
- Competition and consumer protection
The senior officials of AEC sectoral bodies convened to discuss critical gender issues in their sector. The main output of the breakout sessions were action plans outlining specific interventions to address sectoral gender issues, which helped promoting economic and trade activities to enhance gender equality and women’s empowerment.
AWEN’s guidance and inputs are essential in identifying initiatives that can create a favorable environment for female entrepreneurs in the region.