High-Level Event on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Development

High-Level Event on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Development

Monday, 16 February, 2015

Media advisory - A high level political event, organised by the Latvian Presidency of the EU Council and the European Commission, to debate possible solutions for ensuring women’s equal rights and access to the market, as well as economic resources for unlocking women’s potential, will take place on March 2 in Riga (Latvia). Achieving gender equality and women's empowerment is one of the priorities of the European Commission.