Myanmar Deputy Minister at “International Women Leaders’ Conference”

Deputy Minister at "Women Leaders' Conference"

  •   Myanmar Deputy Minister at International Women Leaders' Conference
    H.E. Dr. Daw Khin San Yee, Deputy Minister for National Planning and Economic Development of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar attended the “International Women Leaders’ Conference” from November 3 to 8, 2013 in Haifa, Israel.
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    In accord with the Millennium Development Goals and the objectives established by the international community, MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation, at Israel’s Foreign Ministry, consistently promotes the empowerment of women, considering women’s education a critical component of development policy and planning, and central to sustainable development.
    One of MASHAV’s earliest affiliate training institutions, (MCTC),has been addressing the connection between gender, poverty reduction and sustainable development for over five decades and placing education at the core of women’s ability to contribute to all activities, working to enhance knowledge, competency and skills, including in the development process and in their contributions to civil society.
    MASHAV, together with The Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Center (MCTC), the UN Development Program and UN Women had organized this 28th International Conference for Women Leaders on “The Post-2015 and Sustainable Development Goals Agenda: Ensuring the Centrality of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in the Next Framework” from November 3 to 8, 2013.
    Senior officials, women and men from the public and associative sectors – ministers, members of parliaments, heads of women’s associations, representatives of international organizations and representatives of the judicial, business and academic sectors convened in Haifa to discuss progress achieved and gaps remaining in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals from a gender perspective and Dr. Daw Khin San Yee was there as a representative from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.