News: Webinar “Women and Blue Skills/Careers/Jobs in Lebanon”

With the financial support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the Union for the Mediterranean is leading the webinar on “Women and Blue Skills/Careers/Jobs in Lebanon”, scheduled to take place on Friday October 8th 2021, from 10:00 to 13:00 (Beirut Time), via ZOOM. The event will be simultaneously interpreted in English, French and Arabic.

The preliminary Agenda will be as follows:


  • Opening remark: UfM Staff
  • Welcome note & Agenda: Vera Noon
  • Keynote speech

1st session - Women in Maritime Sectors: Sharing experiences and success stories

  • Environmental conservation
  • Education, Science and Research
  • Fishing sector
  • Shipping/ Maritime Transport
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Tourism

2nd session - Challenges and opportunities: a round table discussion

  • A man’s perspective
  • Women in leadership: Planning and managerial positions
  • The role of incubators, innovation hubs and start-up accelerators
  • Women in NGOs
  • Women as business owners
  • An inspiration from beyond the Lebanese coast

3rd session - Q&A

Concluding remarks & recommendations

The speakers, the final Agenda and the relevant links will be shared at later stages. You can also follow the UfM Social Media pages for more info in the future:

News Posted on 09/09/2021