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04.12.2022 | CIPE in News

Women in West Africa and the Sahel define strategies for a meaningful participation of women in decision-making

The Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Ms Giovanie Biha, chaired the first edition of the annual Women’s Forum for Peace and Security in West Africa and the Sahel, held on 14 and 15 March in Nouakchott, capital of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

Organized by the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with the support of the Mauritanian authorities, the theme of the Forum was  Women and Participation in Decision-Making Bodies: Building Strategic Action for Sustainable Results and Impact.”

Read more about the event in this article from African Business.

More information can also be found on the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel website.