2016 W20 Meeting Closes in Xi'an, Organizers Release Official Statement

May 27, 2016
By Ye ShanEditor: Jenny Yang
The 2016 W20 Meeting closed in Xi'an, NW China's Shaanxi Province, on May 26. [Women of China / Fan Wenjun]

 

The three-day W20 Meeting, an international platform for the discussion of women's involvement in the global economy, concluded in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on May 26.

After sharing experiences on promoting gender equality, women's employment and entrepreneurship in their respective countries and regions, participants and representatives welcomed the release of the Women-20 Meeting Communiqué.

Song Xiuyan, vice-chairperson of the National Working Committee on Children and Women under the State Council of China, and vice-president and first member of the secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation, said during her remarks at themeeting's closing ceremony, that the W20 Meeting clarified the needs to further enhance the gender perspective in world economics affairs.

Song said that the meeting also provided support to ensure women fully realize their potential in employment and entrepreneurship. The meeting attached great importance to women's roles in digital economy, and aimed to help women build effective networks to improve communication and cooperation in business, she added.

The Women-20 Meeting Communiqué will be submitted to the G20 Summit, which will be held in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang Province, in September later this year.

 

Song Xiuyan, vice-president and first member of the secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation, gives the closing remarks.[Women of China / Fan Wenjun]
Meng Xiaosi, vice-president and member of the secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation, presides over the closing ceremony. [Women of China / Fan Wenjun]
2016 W20 Meeting Closes in Xi'an, Organizers Release Official Statement
Claudia Grosse-Leege, general manager of Verband Deutscher Unternehmerinnen, from Germany, speaks at the closing ceremony.[Women of China / Fan Wenjun]
2016 W20 Meeting Closes in Xi'an, Organizers Release Official Statement
Participants to 2016 W20 Meeting cheers for the successful hosting of this meeting.[Women of China / Fan Wenjun]
2016 W20 Meeting Closes in Xi'an, Organizers Release Official Statement
Participants to 2016 W20 Meeting cheers for the successful hosting of this meeting.[Women of China / Fan Wenjun]

 

(Women of China)

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