Kurdistan Regional GovernmentRepresentation in Italy

Milan, 25 June 2015
Mrs. Kader took part in the EXPO Conference "Creating Sustainable Businesses in Mediterranean Countries. Theories, Tools and Success Stories ".

Today Mrs. Rezan Kader participated in the conference "Creating Sustainable Businesses in Mediterranean Countries. Theories, Tools and Success Stories" as part of the "EXPO Milano 2015" at the headquarters of the Lombardy Region in Milan.
The Conference, which was attended by numerous local and European authorities, including representatives of the European Parliament in Brussels and Milan, the Director of ICE (the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade) in Milan, representatives of the Lombardy Region and the City of Milan, the Italian President of the UN Women, Ms. Simone Ovart, and representatives of EBN (European Network of BIC - Business and Innovation Centres), has brought together researchers, entrepreneurs, professionals and startuppers interested in starting a joint research project directed to the development of principles and operational tools on creating businesses that are sustainable in the Mediterranean region.
Particular emphasis was given to the enhancement of women's entrepreneurship, which is gaining more and more space in the international environment.
In this regard, the intervention of Mrs. Kader focused not only on presentation of the Region of Kurdistan, its opportunities for investment and growth, but also on the fundamental role of women in Kurdish society, at the political, business and social level, but increasingly, in the light of current events, at the military level, playing a very active role in the body of the peshmerga.