South-South cooperation: Empowering Young Women…

South-South cooperation: Empowering Young Women Scientists from the LDCs

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Investing in women and girls in science, technology and innovation (STI) in the LDCs is imperative. UN and countries can support this endeavor through South-South cooperation. In commemoration for the International Women's Day, UNOSSC and ICGEB are organizing an interactive dialogue among senior women representatives from the UN system and young female scientists from LDCs. A special documentary series featuring 5 young women scientists' journey will be premiered after the interactive dialogue.
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Speakers: • H.E. Dr. Agnes Mary Chimbiri-Molande, Permanent Representative of Malawi to the UN • Ms. Dima Al-Khatib, Director, UNOSSC • Mr. Lawrence Banks, DG, ICGEB • Ms. Najneen Rejwana, EMPOWER Fellow from Bangladesh • Ms. Laila Baker, Regional Director, UNFPA Arab States Regional Office • Moderator: Marianna Maculan, Chief, External Relations, ICGEB
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