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2013 ICAPP Special Conference on
Women’s Leadership and Empowerment in Seoul, ROK

UNITY (Reported by Duan Ying Translated by Niu Shuangmei) On Sep. 12-14, 2013, 2013 ICAPP Special Conference on Women’s Leadership and Empowerment was held in Seoul, ROK. After heated discussion on Women’s Leadership in Politics, Women’s Participation in Economy and Women’s Role in Peace-building, the conference adopted Seoul Declaration.

Invited by the secretariat of ICAPP, a delegation headed by IESCO Director-General Jiang Mingjun attended this conference. Mr. Jiang gave a speech entitled “Promote Leading Role of Women to Achieve Coordinated Development of Economy, Environment and Society”, which received applauses.

In his speech, Mr. Jiang praised the positive impact of this conference on women’s development in Asia.  He said:”In the past 20 years, the conceptions of ecological civilizations, environmental protection, and sustainable development have been increasingly recognized and accepted by governments of various countries, UN organs, international organizations, and other units of international community. The role women played in advancing the sustainable development of economy, environment, and society is becoming more and more significant. And they played a more positive role in tackling climate change, alleviating poverty, disaster control and prevention, post-disaster construction etc. IESCO will fulfill its responsibilities of “safeguarding women’s legal rights, giving full play to women’s advantages and promoting women employment” and calls on more women to participate in the process of national construction.”

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