Jisser’s SDGs Campaign: Women Empowerment and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The BKMC Women’s Empowerment Program (WEP): 

(WEP) is a unique fellowship training for young women leaders that seek to strengthen their capacities to become changemakers for sustainable development and women’s empowerment. The WEP is executed in cooperation with the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, a centre of excellence for the study of international affairs.

The fellowship contents focused on the following topics:
  • Sustainable Development Goals and Global Citizenship Education
  • Women’s Empowerment from a Human Rights Perspective
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Justice and Anti-Corruption
  • Climate Action
  • Leadership, Communication, and Negotiation Skills

As fellows of the BKMC Women’s Empowerment Program, participants are independently required to implement an SDG related Micro-Project within the six months after completing the two weeks training in Vienna.

The project selected by jisser’s representing fellow in the program is the following campaign. The campaign is executed through a series of articles on jisser’s blog aiming to share the valuable knowledge and experience of 20 extraordinary GCC women delivering micro-projects targeting the SDGs.

At the end of every week starting next week, we will share the successful story of a project either completed or in progress delivered by one of the GCC WEP. Each article will highlight the background of the fellow and why they were the perfect candidate, information regarding the project itself, and finally how that project

We look frward to share the first article next Thursday 04/06/2020.