“UAE Understands the Important Role of Women in Global Development”
Alyaa Sulaiman Al Jassim at the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum
The Second Eurasian Women’s Forum united many women politicians. Parliamentarians from all over the world exchanged their best practices in solving global problems. Alyaa Sulaiman Al Jassim, the politician from the United Arab Emirates, shared her emotions of the event.
Alyaa Sulaiman Mousa Al Jassim Alreyaiseh is the UAE Member of Parliament
Alyaa Sulaiman Al Jassim was elected member of Parliament being 33 years old. At the time, she was one of the youngest parliamentarians. In her present activity, she pays great attention to gender equality issues. The politician is sure men and women can achieve anything by working together, supporting and respecting each other. She also highlighted the necessity of promoting volunteer movement. In her opinion, volunteering contributes to rapid positive changes in different spheres of society.
Our interviewee is sure women’s role in sustainable development and global security is essential. She highlighted her nation understanding the importance of women’s participation in decision-making processes.
The UAE Parliament was the first in the Arab World to elect a woman as the chairperson.
It is essentially important for Alyaa Sulaiman Al Jassim to participate in the Second EWF, as parliamentarians from all over the globe came there ready for experience exchange and cooperation.
She is sure women can achieve much. The Second EWF proved it once again. Alyaa Sulaiman Al Jassim said: “The event gathered very strong and motivated women. I think, nothing is impossible for them. When such people unite, they can really change the whole world”.
Anna Repina, news agency of the Eurasian Women’s Community
Translated by Nikolay Boykov