Signing ceremony for new project “Strengthen women’s economic activity in the private sector project”
October 11, 2023
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan launched a two-year project that aims to strengthen women’s economic activity in the private sector in seven provinces of Afghanistan. The project is funded by the Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and it will support the empowerment of Afghan women in both rural and urban areas.
National media coverage in English language
- Pajhwok News: The UNDP and the Government of Japan have launched a two-year project that aimed to strengthen women’s economic activity in the private sector in seven provinces of Afghanistan, according to a statement on Thursday.
- Salam Watandar: The UNDP and the Government of Japan have launched a two-year project that aims to strengthen women’s economic activity in the private sector in seven provinces of Afghanistan.
- Tolo News: Japan’s outgoing ambassador to Kabul, Takashi Okada, said that providing governance according to the wishes of the people will be key to a bright future in Afghanistan. The Japanese ambassador, who participated in the ceremony announcing Japan's assistance of $10 million with the UNDP to support Afghan women in the private sector, expressed his country’s support for the people of Afghanistan.
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