Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament concludes in Abu Dhabi
For the event, 34 female parliamentary presidents from across the globe came together, along with around 400 parliamentary representatives and more than 1,000 delegates from different disciplines, including academics, opinion leaders, political decision-makers, entrepreneurs and government representatives.
During the event, panels were held on political, social, economic, ecological and demographic issues of global significance. Also of importance at the conference were developments in technology that could shape the near future. Experts from around the globe discussed female empowerment, balanced gender relations and legal and legislative changes resulting from technological innovations.
Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, spokeswoman for the Federal National Council of the UAE, opened the event on Monday, Dec. 12.