Development cooperation ,09.05.2012

Women's Empowerment in Political Affairs Seminar and workshops in Libya


Women's empowerment political affairs will be the topic for a seminar and workshops organized in Tripoli Libya on 15th and 16th May 2012. The aim is to reach out to women wanting to participate in the politics and give them peer support and talk about the means and method on how to be influencial in the political arena. Long lasting political repression has left a vacuum in the political know how in the country. Women interested in the political affairs do not have much peer support in the country and now at the conference Tunisian and Finnish women will talk about their experiences. The purpose of the seminar and and the workshops is to strengthen the womens' capacity to develop a succesful electoral campaign.

Funding decision  09.05.2012

40 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Elections 50%
  • Women’s equality organisations and institutions 30%
  • Human rights 20%

Special target group

  • women

Funding channel

  • Kehitysmaan kansalaisjärjestö
  • DEMO Finland ry



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