KOICA Organizes Workshop on Role of Women

KOICA, KAAN, UN Women and Republica jointly organize a collaborative workshop on the role of Women in Re-building new Nepal.

Dec. 8, 2015, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol 09, No 10,November 27,2015 (Mangsir, 11,2072)

KOICA, KAAN, UN Women and Republica jointly organize a collaborative workshop on the role of Women in Re-building new Nepal.

According to a press release issued of KOICA, KOICA, KOICA Alumni Association (KAAN), UN Women and Nepal Republic Media (Republica) organized a workshop titled Women in Re-Building New Nepal.

Women’s representation and leadership is a key to addressing the interests, needs and concerns of women in Nepal. The Sustainable Development Goals hold the promise to transform our world for the better. A world where gender equality is achieved, where a girl can truly be and do whatever she wants to be and do, and women are able to participate equally in leadership across all areas of society.

According to a press release issued by KOICA, the workshop aimed to discuss the role and representation of today’s women not only in the sector of development or civil service but also to discuss women as tomorrow’s leaders thereby promoting the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.

Onsari Gharti, Speaker of Legislature– Parliament of Nepal was the chief guest in the workshop. Choi Yong Jin, Ambassador of Korea to Nepal presented his remarks during the workshop.

Presentations were made regarding “Korea’s Development and Women Empowerment” (KOICA), “Women’s Leadership and Representation in Nepal” (UN Women), “The Effect of Gender Quota on female participation in Civil Service” (KAAN), and “Status of Women in Nepali Media” (Republica).

Panel members included Kamala Panta, Member of Parliament,Hyungkyoo Kim, Country Director of KOICA; Rajeshwor Gyawali, KAAN president, Ziad Sheikh, Representative of UN Women and Subhash Ghimire, Chief Editor of Nepal Republic.

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