Cairo-During the week from October 21 until October 25, AICS Cairo had the possibility to facilitate the meetings between the Dr. Carla Pagano, project coordinator of the regional programme: “Assistance to and Empowerment of Syrian Refugee Women and Girls and Vulnerable Women and Girls in Host Communities in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon” with local partners.
The aim of the project is to contribute to strength the socio-economic conditions of Syrian Refugees and vulnerable women in the host communities in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon. The project has three component for Egypt:
- Fight gender based violence by strengthening four safe spaces where women can have access to physical, psychological support and vocational trainings- UNFPA component
- Socio-economic empowerment of Syrian women through their participation to vocational training and micro-credit activities- Civil Society component
- Women, Peace and Security- United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
The project will be directly managed by AICS Rome in coordination with the local AICS offices in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon. The local partners in the three countries are: National Council for Women in (NCW), Ministry of Social Solidarity, UNFPA, ong and ESCWA. The project duration is 36 months and it is worth 6 Million Euro.