Live-stream International Forum: Accelerating Women’s Economic Empowerment

The Taipei Representative Office in Hungary would like to invite all to join us for a virtual forum on “Accelerating Women’s Economic Empowerment” on Thursday, March 18, 2021 from 13:30 PM  (CET).

The forum is jointly held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development, in conjunction with the 65th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 65).

The event will be live-streamed on YouTube.

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We are honored to have Karin Strandås, Sweden’s State Secretary to Minister for Gender Equality, and Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang, among other experts and international NGO leaders, join us for a discussion on women's post-pandemic economic situation and international efforts to accelerate women's empowerment. Such efforts include the “Women’s Livelihood Bond” for Asia-Pacific countries and the “2X Women’s Initiative” for Latin America, in which both the United States and Taiwan participate. The forum will also look at Taiwan’s best practices in achieving the gender equality sustainable development goal.



  • Karin Strandås, State Secretary to Minister for Gender Equality, Sweden
  • Audrey Tang, Minister without Portfolio, Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • Lin Ching-Yi, Ambassador at large, Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • Alec Paxton, Acting Managing Director, Gender Lens Investing (2X) U.S. International Development Finance Corporation
  • Iliriana Gashi, Director of Kosova Women for Women
  • Aparajita Agrawal, Director of Strategy and Development, Value for Women (TBC)