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NUST hosts Youth Dialogue on Generation Equality

With a view to inspiring youth to harness their full potential through leveraging generation equality, UN Women Pakistan, in collaboration with NUST, organised a “Youth Dialogue on Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights for an Equal Future” on February 28, 2020, at NUST H-12 campus. Graced by the presence of Regional Director of UN Women for Asia & the Pacific, Mr Mohammad Naciri, as chief guest, the dialogue was in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which is grounded in Gender Equality & women empowerment. The event was held at the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration & Platform for Action which was ratified in 1995 & endorsed by 189 governments at the “4th World Conference on Women held in Beijing,” China & powered by the 21st century women’s movements.

Other speakers included Dr Nassar Ikram; NUST Pro-Rector RIC, Ms Uzma Kardar, MPA Punjab; a NUST alumna; Ms Maya Zaman, a successful entrepreneur from the Transgender community; & Ms Aqsa Ajmal, a NUST student who recently made headlines for seizing a slot amongst 6 global finalists for the Lexus Design Award. The event ended with closing remarks by Ms Aisha Mukhtar, Deputy Country Representative UN Women, Pakistan.

February 28, 2020
National University of Sciences and Technology H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan
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