African women's conference opens in Tripoli

Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Women delegates from 53 African countries are taking part in a conference on peace and development in Tripoli, Libya.
The three-day meeting under the theme "Together for the Building of the African Union," opened Saturday.
It would give participants the opportunity to exchange information and experiences on the role of African women regarding the African Union and the elimination of all obstacles to development on the continent.
The conference will also discuss the participation of African women in the legislative and judicial organs of the African Union proclaimed last month in Sirte, Libya.
Participants will equally examine the role expected of African youths and the assistance of NGOs under the Union.

21 april 2001 19:12:00

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