Women as leaders in change and development

One Day International Workshop, London, United Kingdom 2019
GCRF Human Rights Based Approaches; Women as leaders in change and development
University of East London, London, United Kingdom, 18 July 2019
This one day workshop is organised to follow up the discussion and debate from the recent roundtable jointly organised by Centre for Islamic Finance, Law and Communities (CIFLAC), University of East London (UEL), London, UK during the 17th International Conference of the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) with the United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya and hosted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), London, UK on 18th June 2019. The first roundtable discussed issues relating to women empowerment and youth engagement. The main aim of this workshop is critically examine the role of women as leaders in change and development. This workshop focuses not only on knowledge exchange and updates on relevant human rights instruments and standards, but outlines how practically human rights can be used in programmes and activities to generate concrete and sustainable development outcomes. This knowledge exchange and capacity development workshop brings together practitioners, professionals and activists working on women’s equality, development and leadership. It will discuss innovative and strategic ways to implement as well as to monitor and evaluate women’s rights. The UEL research is funded by the UK Global Research Challenge Fund (GCRF) and supported by Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), WASD, MEKEI, Sudan Knowledge.
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