Economic and Social Council 1st Commission (Sustainable Development)


Samuel Steiner

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Delegation Italy

Promoting women’s economic empowerment: Italy is aware of the fact that women are still receiving less appreciation and payment than men doing the same work and are underrepresented in political and economic executive positions, although women are better qualified than ever. Further more women have still less access to the ownership and control over land, credits, jobs with fair working conditions, training and employment than men. Italy believes that gender inequality can only be fought if women are empowered on economical basis on the one hand and in all spheres of life on the other hand in order to reach equality in having opport...