To empower, train, skill, and strengthen the capacities of women, women as Mayors or Presidents of Local Governments, Local elected women, girls, many reports and studies indicate the need first of all to create an enabling environment for women and girls, supported by a strong vision, a political will, harmonization of the national legal framework with international and continental commitments, legal reforms and the relevance of factors such as access to information, education, training, mentoring, networking, tools, data and statistical availability, data disaggregation, access to resources, etc.
It is within this framework that UCLG Africa, through its Academy ALGA, is organizing an International Seminar on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls to achieve SDG5 and the African Vision on Women's Rights, in the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat, from 09 to 13 December, 2019.
Please find attached the concept notes of this event in French and English
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- The Sustainable Development Goals (in particular SDG 5)
- The New Urban Agenda
- The Climate Agenda
- The Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
- The Addis Agenda for Action
- The UN CEDAW Convention
- The African Vision 2063
- The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women