INT/11/K05 - Sixth Forum for Businesswomen in Islamic Countries
Submitter: Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), based in Karachi, Pakistanbr>
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries
Participating/beneficiary countries: 14 countries (Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Indonesia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan y Togo)
PGTF input: US$ 36,000
Other inputs: US$ 141,500
Duration: Three (3) days
Approval: 34th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 28 September 2010)
Completion: Final report submitted on 5 April 2013.
Impact:: A two-day forum on the theme of "Development of Entrepreneurship among Women and Youth" took place to facilitate networking, learn best practices and exchange experiences for greater empowerment, the promotion of entrepreneurship, and the exploration of opportunities in various market areas for businesswomen from member countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference. The forum agreed on a declaration containing number of recommendations to facilitate these activities for the empowerment of women and youth in Islamic countries.
||Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Address: ST.1/A, Block 9, KDA Scheme 5, Clifton, PO Box 3831, Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Telephone: 009221-35874910 / 35874756
Fax: 009221-35874212 / 35870765
Email: icci @ icci-oic.org | icciaoic @ gmail.com