Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation Unites Int’l Community in 1st Multi-Stakeholder Platform on ‘Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator’ – Egypttoday

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CAIRO - 29 July 2020: Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation and the National Council for Women with the World Economic Forum hosted the first multi-stakeholder platform on “Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator”, the first in Africa and MENA region. The platform brings together the international community and all stakeholders to ensure sustained commitment in achieving Goal 5 (Gender Equality) of the 17 Sustainable Developments Goals, so that all efforts are upscaled and coordinated with the purpose of creating real impact in the lives of women through development cooperation. The virtual platform, saw the participation of over 80 participants from the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), USAID and United Nations and its agencies as well as foreign courts including the more...