Italian govt funds women-led businesses in Middle East

Bonino presents 1-mn-euro project at Expo with UNIDO

(ANSA) - Milan, July 6 - The Italian government has financed a program for one million euros to promote women-led businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, presented at Expo on Monday by former Minister of Foreign Affairs Emma Bonino and the United Nations Development Organization (UNIDO).
    The project, called "Promoting Women's Empowerment," will benefit women in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia.
    "The energy and ideas of these women already exist. Women for Expo highlights and gives visibility to what's already there," said Bonino, honorary president of Women for Expo, which focuses on women's culture within the subjects of food and sustainability.


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