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The African European Parliamentarians Initiative

One of the main events during the second half of 2019 was a
parliamentary Conference on Women in Leadership which was held in
Nairobi, Kenya on November 4-5, 2019 in partnership with the Kenyan
woman parliamentarian Association (KEWOPA). The theme of the
conference was: The Value of Women Leadership – Towards a Positive
Culture to Protect and Hold women Accountable. The conference was
attended by a total of 45 participants, 37 women (19 Members of
parliament including 1 PWD) and 8 men representing Kenya, The
Netherlands, Sweden and the UK. Other participants were drawn from
civil society, Government, and development partners. The plenary and
panel sessions all focused around the value of women in leadership that
will power progress – not only for women themselves, but for all.

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