Astana hosts IV Eurasian Women Summit
Fourth Eurasian Women Summit / EWS-IV / is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan.
Astana is hosting the IV Eurasian Women's Summit. It will take place during two days at the Palace of Independence, Kazpravda.kz reports.
It is expected that the summit will be opened by Secretary of State of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the National Commission for Women Affairs, Family and Demographic Policy under the President of RK Gulshara Abdykalikova. Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Dariga Nazarbayeva will deliver a welcoming speech.
Then the official part will be continued by a parade of the leaders of the Association of Business Women - the chairpersons of the regional branches of the organization, as well as the leaders of clubs of women-politicians from different regions of the country will make presentations about their regions.
The main event of the summit is an international conference "Nurly Jol - new opportunities." It is to be held in conjunction with the Fund "Damu".
A novelty of this conference is the presentation of the portal "Diagnostics of business," specially designed for Kazakh women entrepreneurs. It will be presented by the partner of the Association - the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
The conference will adopt a resolution of the summit delegates, which will reflect the recommendations for the Government of Kazakhstan on economic empowerment of women, reducing the level of unemployment among women, increasing women's leadership potential, as well as support for small and medium businesses in Kazakhstan.
The summit will host an exhibition of domestic producers "Women in business - 20 Kazakhstani brands", which will give information about each participant of the exhibition and conference.
The Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan was established 20 years ago and became the country's first women's NGO.