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Female professionals from the Balkans at 'Equal Pay Day'

(ANSA) - BELGRADE, APR 19 - Thanks to the support of the Central European Initiative (CEI), a group of female professionals from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Italy, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine participated in the International Conference "Equal Pay Day" organized in Prague by the Business and Professional Women (BPW) Association of the Czech Republic. The Prague conference is now in its 15th year. Over 800 participants from 16 countries, 40 speakers, and 80 mentors attended the event. On the occasion, a delegation from the CEI Executive Secretariat emphasized the importance of gender equality and women's empowerment for fostering sustainable development and reducing social and economic inequalities, in line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda and the CEI Action Plan 2024-26. (ANSA).