Webinar: Introduction to the Gender Innovation Agora

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

To commemorate International Youth Day (August 12), UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States (ROAS) will organize a webinar to introduce the Gender Innovation Agora (GIA), a consultative forum and dialogue platform for young people in the Arab States, established by UN Women in 2018.

The event will also launch the call for nominations of the 2020 cohort for the youth network. The webinar will host and introduce current GIA members, present their achievements and the eligibility criteria and benefits of joining the GIA team.

Constituted from eminent civil society professionals, young advocates and social media influencers, the GIA works to support youth representatives to provide expertise on youth and gender issues, design innovative solutions and campaigns on gender equality and women’s empowerment, encourage the mobilization of young people around global processes and facilitate the dissemination of information to youth networks and organizations across the region.

*Application for the GIA 2020 cohort will be launched on August 12th, 2020.

For more information about the Gender Innovation Agora, eligibility criteria and application process, please click here.

GIA Information Webinar: Aug 12th, 2020 at 4 PM (Cairo time).

Registration: https://forms.gle/HK1DUsLxtbg2CDdT7

Deadline to Register for the GIA Information Webinar: 10 August 2020 at 4pm Cairo time.

Agenda of the Webinar:


Agenda Item


16:00 – 16:10

Introduction of GIA & Achievements

Emad Karim, Advocacy & Innovation Specialist, UN Women Arab States

16:10 – 16:20

Meet the Current GIA members

GIA Members

16:20 – 16:30

Eligibility Criteria

Menna Negeda, Communications and Translation Consultant, UN Women Arab States.

16:30 – 16:55

Q & A

Emad Karim and GIA Members

16:55 – 17:00

UN Women ROAS Social Media channels

Nourhan A. El-Nagdy, Communications Associate, UN Women Arab States