Arab Women Committee Declares Riyadh Capital of Arab Women for 2020
The Arab Women Committee has announced Riyadh as the capital of Arab women for 2020 under the slogan “Women are a homeland and an ambition,” SPA reported.
The decision was taken at the 39th session of the Arab Women Committee, which was held on Monday in Riyadh under the umbrella of the Arab League.
The secretary-general of the Family Affairs Council, Dr. Hala bint Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri, said that the declaration of Riyadh as the capital of Arab women was due to the role that the Kingdom played at all levels, and its continued support for women’s empowerment.
The Arab Women Committee — chaired by Saudi Arabia for a year — discussed a number of issues, including the report of the General Secretariat’s activity between the previous and the current sessions, the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, women’s empowerment in the Arab world, and the follow-up to the recommendations of the Ministerial Conference that focused on women’s empowerment and its impact on social development.
Read the full article on Arab News, February 10, 2020
Saudi-Israeli Relations No Longer Depend on WashingtonJune 6, 2023
There has been a growing consensus within the American foreign policy community that the route toward establishing diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel runs…
Perspectives: Turkey-Gulf Relations in Erdoğan’s Next TermMay 30, 2023
Turkey and Saudi Arabia: A “Manageable Competition” Sinem Cengiz Non-Resident Fellow, Gulf International Forum; Research Assistant, Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University Turkish-Saudi relations are…
The Saudi-Iranian Rapprochement Shapes Azerbaijan’s Balancing ActMay 29, 2023
Numerous geopolitical, economic, and security factors have influenced Azerbaijan’s foreign policy decisions throughout the country’s modern history. Like other nations, Azerbaijan aspires to uphold its…