SANA'A, May 11 (Saba) - A consultative meeting was organized on Monday by the Ministry of Local Administration with the UNDP mission and representatives of women sectors in different government corporations and civil society organizations over arrangements for second phase for the project of supporting decentralization.
In the meeting, the deputy minister of the local administration for women development Khadijah Radman reviewed current situation of the women in local councils and their needs in field of capacity building.
"The national strategy for the local ruling aims at developing local system in the country within the frame of the comprehensive and sustainable development," Radman said.
She added that the strategy focus on goals to extend the women participation in the development process, highlighting role of the UNDP and donors to support the project of the decentralization in the country.
Deputy Minister of Information for Legal, Women and Children affairs Fathiah Abdul-Wasa affirmed readiness of the ministry to train media personnel to produce media materials on the strategy.
For her part, the official of developing policies at the UNDP in Sana'a Jennifer Collfial reviewed task of the UNDP to help the Yemeni government to draft and design projects of supporting the national capacities to carry out the strategy.