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WDO to Convene a Hybrid Training Workshop for CEDAW Reports in Cairo

The Women Development Organization (WDO), in collaboration with the National Council for Women (NCW), the European Union (EU) in Egypt, and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women), is holding in Cairo a hybrid intensive training workshop for WDO member states for two days. The training is on “Developing the Periodic Reports Submitted by Member States to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).” The training is conducted by five experts of the CEDAW Committee.

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The WDO Participates in the 9th CoSP of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in Sharm Alsheikh

The Governments of Germany, Sweden, and Nigeria together with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Women Development Organization (WDO) held today an event on the margins of the 9th Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) which is currently held in Sharm Al Sheikh- Egypt, (13-17th December 2021). The event was held under the theme of “Shaping the Future - Anchoring Gender in our Anti-Corruption Efforts” which is one of the themes the conference currently discussing.

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Launching of discussion on a Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) of the Women Development Organization (WDO) from Cairo

The Women Development Organization in collaboration with UN Women, UNODC and UNDP launched today the first round of discussions on the establishment of a Multi-partner Trust Fund.

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Deputy Executive Director of WDO hand over for passing the Training Workshop

His Excellency Ambassador Ehab Fawzy, Deputy Executive Director of the Women Development Organization, during the certificates’ hand over for passing the Training Workshop on “Developing the Periodic Reports Submitted by Member States to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)”, which was held in Cairo last week.

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In tripartite partnership, ODF's first field activity for capacity building in Niger

Within the framework of its activities for the year 2022 on women and climate change, the Women Development Organization (WDO) in a tripartite partnership with the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) and the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), co-organized a Capacity Building Workshop for Farmers on Water Management in Agriculture

WDO moderated a Session on “Women and Food Security”

During the High-Level Forum on Food Security from 08th -09th of June 2022 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, the WDO moderated a Session on “Women and Food Security” during which her Excellency, Ambassador NAELA GABR

First "Women CEO" conference in Cairo

Dr. Afnan AlShuaiby, Executive Director of the WDO, stressed during her attendance at the first "Women CEO" conference in Cairo, the importance of the organization's role in taking concrete measures in order to ensure the effective participation of women in leadership roles and decision-making.

MENA ICT Forum

Dr. Afnan AlShuaiby, Executive Director of the Women Development Organization, participated in a panel discussion on the role of women in technology at the MENA ICT Forum, in the presence of H.E Minister Ahmed Hanandeh, Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. 

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