Winners of “Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women's Empowerment” celebrated at CSW63

On 11 March 2019, the winners of the  Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women's Empowerment  were celebrated at a side-event convened during the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. The award highlights innovative initiatives that bring about sustainable transformation for women's empowerment within their communities. Each winner will receive USD 100,000 to put towards promoting women’s empowerment. The...

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Wife of His Majesty meets Her Highness’s Women’s Empowerment Award jury

Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council of Women (SCW), has stressed that Her Highness’s #Global #Award carries the Kingdom's message to the international community noting that women's affairs is a distinguished development issue. Her Royal Highness also reaffirmed her full commitments in supporting global policies to accelerate the pace of women's progress in keeping with the...

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UN Women signs a memorandum of understanding with Bahrain to launch a new global award for women's empowerment

UN Women has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bahraini Supreme Council for Women Sunday for coordination and preparation for a new global award for the empowerment of women. The signing ceremony was held in Bahrain Sunday and was attended by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the President of the Bahraini Supreme Council for Women, Yannick Glemarec, UN Women Deputy Executive Director and Mohammad Naciri, UN Women Regional Director for Arab States.

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Coverage: UN Women Executive Director inaugurates programme office in Bahrain during the 16 Days of Activism

During the 16 Days of Activism, Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka undertook her first visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. She inaugurated a UN Women programme office in the UN House. The programme office will work with the UN Country Team in Bahrain, the Bahraini Government, in addition to the Supreme Council for Women [the equivalent of Women’s Ministry], and other partners on advancing women´s empowerment.

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