'Mediterranean Mediator Women Network, Key Role for Global Peace'
Albanian Daily News
Published September 22, 2017
The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati attended on Friday the “Mediterranean Mediator Women Network - From Papers to Practice” event in New York.
Minister Bushati stressed Albania's support for this network set up while praising the important role these mediation networks play in some regions of the world where women are protagonists.
He also underlined the irreplaceable role that women may play in coping with a series of challenges currently experienced by the Mediterranean region.
Referring to the position of women in Albanian society Bushati emphasized that their participation in leadership levels has been increasing and today they are represented by about 30% in parliament, 50% in the cabinet, 45% in public administration, 25% in leading positions in diplomacy, etc. Minister Bushati emphasized that Albanian women will be part of this international network and will be committed to the success of the initiative.
The “Mediterranean Mediator Women Network - From Papers to Practice” will be launched in the Italian capital by the end of October.