Women Economic Empowerment hosted by EU Special Representative/EU Head of Office Mr. Samuel Žbogar
To enforce women empowerment in the Kosovar society, the European Office organized a meeting with representatives of women in business, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Agency for Gender Equality, and civil society. In this meeting directed by Mr. Samuel Žbogar (Chief of EU office in Prishtina), and the main speaker Mrs. Mirlinda Kusari Purrini (SHE-ERA) and the other panel members Leonora Kusari, European Bank for Reconstruction and Developmnet, Aferdita Kelmendi, Chair of G7 Group, Fahrije Hoti, WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION “Agricultural Cooperative Krusha” and Eliana Naka, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Trade and Industry discussed the economic empowerment of women in Kosovo, as well as the challenges of the entrepreneurial women including education, access to finances and the market, property rights, etc. Moreover, Mr. Žbogar presented an overview of EU’s approach to women economic empowerment. Mrs. Kusari Purrini discussed on the politics and problems on law implementation and offered recommendations on the strategic implementation and plans for the women economic empowerment.