The Swedish Institute Alexandria, in cooperation with the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) are holding a study visit for eleven current women parliamentarians to Stockholm and Copenhagen from seven countries in the region (Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Sudan, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco). The study visit started today in Copenhagen and in Stockholm on the 7th of November, and will last until the 10th of November 2018.
During their stay, the women parliamentarians will have the chance to meet and exchange with:
This study trip will provide the participating parliamentarians with a wide knowledge base created on the various models, policies and practices of gender equality in Denmark and Sweden. It will also be a chance to foster an ongoing dialogue between Arab and European MPs and officials on women empowerment.