European Parliament Tunisian Week - Women Political Leaders Global Forum

In the framework of the ‘Tunisian Week’ which took place at the European Parliament (Brussels) on the 2-4 May, the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Global Forum co-hosted the debate ‘Gender equality and the participation of women in public life‘.

The participants of this debate shared their insights on the importance of empowering women to take a step up on the political level and some of the barriers that women face on the road to a career in politics.

Watch the debate here.

The ‘Tunisian Week’ is a three-day high-level programme focusing on capacity-building as well as political dialogue, featuring a number of workshops.

The European Parliament hosted a 40-strong delegation from the Tunisian ARP, led by its President M.Mohamed Ennaceur, including leaders of the political factions, parliamentarians and high-level staff.

Tunisia is among the 8 priority countries that the European Parliament’s Democracy Support and Election Coordination Group has selected since 2015 for parliamentary support and capacity building activities.

Visit the WPL website here for more details. 


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