CEO’s workshops on introducing the Women Empowerment Principles

VBCSD in cooperation with the Women Entrepreneur Council of VCCI will co-organize two CEO’s workshops on introducing the Women Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi on 3rd and 6th November respectively. These events aim to raise business leaders’ awareness of WEPs and their benefits from economic and social perspective. At the workshops, CEOs and/or equivalent officers will be encouraged to sign the CEO’s commitments and send their staff to participate in training workshops to apply WEPs in their companies.
Tentative agenda
8:00 – 8:30
8:30 – 8:45
Welcome remarks
VCCI/VBCSD & UN Women in Vietnam
8:45 – 9:00
The meaning and benefits of WEPs
UN Women in Vietnam
9:00 – 9:15
Piloting WEPs application in some enterprises in Vietnam
9:15 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:15
Coffee break
10:15 – 10:30
Sharing experiences on applying WEPs
An invited business
10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 11:45
Discussion: How to effectively apply WEPs in business?
Participants to divide into 3 separate groups for discussion. Each group will be given 5 minutes to present discussing points.
11:45 – 12:05
The signing of the CEOs’ commitment to adopt WEPs
12:05 – 12:15
Closing remarks
VCCIVBCSD & UN Women in Vietnam
12:15 – 13:30

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