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AFRICAN UNION UNION AFRICAINE UNIÃO AFRICANA

26 September 2022

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Sherif El Gabaly, Member of the Egyptian Parliament, Chairman of the Committee on Cooperation, International Relations, and Conflict Resolutions at the Pan African Parliament, Chairman of the African Affairs Committee in the Egyptian Parliament ➢ Mr. [...] Excellencies; Ladies and Gentlemen, The forum’s theme for this year is “Advancing Africa Through Gender Integration” and this serves as an opportunity to speak about the Women and Youth Financial and Economic Inclusion Initiative (WYFEI 2030) to key partners and stakeholders in this forum which similarly aims to unlock financing and opportunities for African women and youth entrepreneurs, specific. [...] The purpose of the Decade is to promote equality between men and women by accelerating the financial inclusion and economic empowerment of African women, in line with Agenda 2063 and regional policy frameworks. [...] - At the systems level, it calls for action to be taken to support the development of transaction platforms as well as make the necessary adjustments to provide an enabling regulatory environment - At the environment level, WYFEI 2030 calls for market access and macro- economic policies that will enhance the creation and sustainability of jobs and makes a strong case for women and youth to have ac. [...] Page 4 of 5 Excellencies; Ladies and gentlemen, Throughout the duration of this forum I encourage you to be purposely and actively engaged in all of the sessions; the sharing of experiences will allow for our policy interventions to be strengthened and more responsive.

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