3rd African Women's Economic Summit Activities Report


This report provides an overview of the 3rd African Women’s Economic Summit (AWES), held in Lusaka, Zambia, from 24-26 July 2014. The summit attracted over 200 participants from 28 countries, including former and current first ladies from South Africa and Zambia, the former prime minister of Mozambique, current and former central bank governors from the region, directors of several commercial banks, representatives from UN agencies, several government officials, business and corporate executives, and representatives from the media, civil society and academia. The summit took place under the theme African Women Realising Africa’s Economic Potential. Delegates discussed and made recommendations on various approaches and strategies that should be explored and implemented to create a solid movement that will boost women’s economic empowerment on the continent.

Gender Finance, Genre et finance
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