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    Asia-Pacific region committed to intensify actions towards realizing women’s rights

    Ministers and high-level officials from 45 countries in the Asia-Pacific region have committed to intensify priority actions towards realizing women’s rights and fundamental freedoms for an equal future. The Asia-Pacific Declaration on Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing+25 Review was adopted after intense negotiations at a three-day Ministerial Conference, organized...
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    Data – The Genetic Code of Empowerment

    It is almost curtain time for the year 2019. Another decade is coming to a close showcasing numerous breakthroughs that have improved lives of many. The driving force behind this progressive change has undoubtedly been the deluge of information reaching every nook and corner of the world at the...
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    Accelerating SDGs Action

    November 21st, 2019, New Delhi (India): The inaugural SDGs Impact Summit was held in New Delhi at the Taj Palace Hotel, convening 500+ international delegates, panelists, change makers, activists and influencers rallying to propel the momentum of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The summit was conceptualized by...
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    US Institute of Peace Launches Women Building Peace Award

    November 21st, 2019, Washington (USA): In recognition of the pivotal role women play in building peace in fragile or conflict-affected countries or regions, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) has launched the Women Building Peace Award. The award honors a woman peacebuilder whose substantial and practical contribution to peace is an...
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    Red Hat Presents Women in Tech Tour Promoting Open Source Careers

    Dubai, UAE 21 November 2019: Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has successfully completed Women in Tech tour of universities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Driven by a four-strong team of female Red Hatters, the tour was predominately tailored towards female university students....
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    Exceptional UAE female artists awarded

    November 21st, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Exceptional UAE female artists awarded during the Noon Arts Award. Seven winners of the third edition of Noon Arts Award, held under the theme ‘After the Rain’, were honored by Her Excellency Khawla Al Serkal, Director General of Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) at a...
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    The HerStory Project Empowers Women

    November 14th, 2019, New York (USA): Bharat Bhise, founder and CEO of Bravia Capital, and his wife Swati Bhise, today announced the launch of the “Making Herstory Project” (HerStory), a nonprofit, non-partisan advocacy organization aimed at closing the gender gap and promoting the economic empowerment of women. “I believe that over...
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    UAE Finllect Selected for Finance First Accelerator

    November 14th, 2019, Dubai (UAE): Village Capital and MetLife Foundation selected eleven early-stage ventures operating in MENA including Finllect from UAE for the ‘Finance Forward: Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 2019 accelerator program. The program will take place from November 17-20 in Amman and two peer-selected finalists from this...
  • Tala Al Ramahi gives the keynote address for the Inclusion and Diversity in Energy Conference

    Oil And Gas Reaping Benefits From Inclusion

    November 14th, 2019, Abu Dhabi (UAE): Oil and gas companies will reap financial as well social benefits from actively promoting inclusion and diversity in their organisations, industry leaders at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) heard today. In delivering the keynote address for ADIPEC’s co-located Inclusion...

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