UN International Women’s Day 2021
Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world
Monday 8th March 2021

In celebration of the United Nations International Women’s Day, WASD and its partners across the world are working together to meaningful and self-led women learnership across the world. The International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world to show the remarkable achievements of women to society and world sustainable development. The conference theme will follow the theme selected by the UN for this year’s celebration “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”. The celebrations this year aims to recognise and acknowledge the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Clearly, women have an untapped potential as a primary mover of greater development across the world and their role is very crucial for increased development, but challenges remain. And so, reforms in economic, social, and political institutions must be made to create an enabling environment for women participation and empowerment. To mark the celebration this year.

The conference brings together senior and high level intellectual and practice-based contributors who will help develop a framework for the analysis of the role of women and girls in achieving sustainable inclusive development across the world.

Hosted by the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) in partnership with the Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI), Sudan Knowledge (SK).



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