Dr. Raya bint Salem Al Manthri, Member of the State Council Office, participated today in the virtual international forum on Young Women’s Political Participation, Leadership, organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

The forum marks the 25th anniversary of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, and the 10th anniversary of IPU’s resolution “Youth Participation in the Democratic Process”.

The forum aims to support and strengthen the role of young women in the decision-making process and hold leadership political positions, exchange experiences and expertise between countries participating in the organization, identify the obstacles that prevent the political participation of young women, and propose appropriate solutions for them.

The forum will be divided into three thematic segments on: “Building Capacity and Mobilizing Support”,” Campaigning and Elections” and “Occupying Office and Creating Change from Within.”

It is noteworthy that Dr. Raya participates in the forum as a representative of the Arab group in IPU’s Forum of Young Parliamentarians.

Source: Oman News Agency