International Women Day with Sudanese Journalists and Academics in Khartoum

19 March 2017

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© UNESCO: IWD2017 celebration in the Sudanese Journalist Union: participants

On 13 March 2017, the Women Department of the Sudanese Journalist Union and the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums with support of the Khartoum office of UNESCO organized a celebration of the International Women Day, putting it in the context “Women in Sudanese History”. The event was took place in the premises of the Sudanese Journalists Union in Khartoum and attracted around one hundred participants.

The celebration was honored by H.E. Ms Zainab Ahmed Eltayeb, the Member of the National Assembly, the Head of Women Wing of the National Congress party, Ms Amna Abdelrahman Elsaidah, the Member of the National Assembly, Dr. Pavel Kroupkine, UNESCO Representative to Sudan, Dr. Abdelrahman Ali, the General Director of the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums, Dr Salah Omer Elshaikh, the Secretary General of the journalists union, and other respective representatives of Ministries, Universities, Media and NGOs.