August 27-28, 2018 Singapore
This year Singapore takes Chairmanship of ASEAN. To commemorate this, the ASEAN Commission on the promotion and protection of the rights of Women and Children (ACWC) and the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) jointly organized a Forum on “Women’s Economic Empowerment – Building Resilience and Harnessing Innovation”. The forum was supported by the Ministry of Social and Family Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore.
More than 200 delegates from all 10 ASEAN member countries and Singaporeans from civil societies and educational institutions attended this forum, and AWEN was also invited in this forum.
Representatives of AWEN : Dr. June Goh (AWEN SG), ML Preeyapun Sridhavat (AWEN THAILAND) and Ms. Pacita Juan (PhilWEN) were invited to be speakers of this important forum.