Yesterday, the European Union, via the Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis, adopted a €130 million assistance package to support Syrian refugees and local communities in Jordan and Lebanon in key areas such as social protection, healthcare services or waste management. For Lebanon, the funds will help also alleviating the consequences of the Beirut port blast, which affected both Syrian refugees and Lebanese people.
On 4 March, the National People's Congress in China announced that it would deliberate on amending the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. A decision can be expected by 11 March.
"The professional world likes to think of itself as masculine, but it is not. You also have your place there as a woman. But we're going to have to work hard at it and better than anyone else. A position, a situation or a diploma does not define you. But your choices define you and say more about you than you will ever say."
La Délégation de l'Union Européenne en République du Congo lance un appel à propositions pour soutenir le rôle de la société civile au Congo en tant qu’acteur du développement durable, dans le cadre du programme thématique Organisations de la Société Civile (OSC).
"Sometimes people think that because you are a woman you did not get a job or have been invited for a certain position because of your competences. This can frustrate you and start to have doubts in what you capable of doing. Don’t let that happen to you. As women, we are capable of doing everything that we want to do. Just believe in yourself and fight for your dreams."