Dear friends of UN Women Austria!
The largest refugee camp in the Middle East, Za’atari, is home to about 80 000 people. The vast majority are women and girls. In the upcoming Round Table we have the pleasure to get further insights on the lives of women and girls within the refugee camp`s in Jordan. UN Women has developed a unique model to respond to the urgent needs of Syrian refugees in camp settings in Za’atari and Azraq, the Oasis empowerment center. Ziad Sheikh (Country Representative of UN Women in Jordan) will tell us more about the unique Oasis system and the challenges refugee women and girls face due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Furthermore, he will give us insights on the achievements such as the new ground breaking initiative by UN Women and World Food Program using blockchain to assist Syrian refugee women participating in UN Women’s cash for work programmes at the Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps.
The virtual Round Table on “Women´s lives in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan during COVID-19 times” will take place on Wednesday, 2 June 2021 at 4:00 p.m. (UTC +2) as a Zoom video conference.
Ziad Sheikh has been serving as the Country Representative of UN Women in Jordan since 2016. Prior to his current position he was UN Women Representative in Nepal and worked as the acting Country Director for UN Women in Egypt.
Please register by Tuesday, 1 June 2021: firstname.lastname@example.org.
After registration, you will receive the link to the virtual round table by e-mail. This allows you to join the Zoom video conference at the time of the meeting using a browser or a free app.
As always, we ask for a donation for the UN Women projects in the Refugee Camp Za’atari in Jordan.
We look forward to your participation!
UN Women Austria