To mark the 100th anniversary of the First Feminist
Congress of Mexico, the Foreign Ministry
and the National Institute for Women (INMUJERES),
in coordination with UN Women and
the Yucatan government announce the First International Meeting on "Women
in the Knowledge and Innovation Economy."
The conference will help construct a new gender agenda focused on
the economic empowerment of women and
will strengthen Mexico's leadership in this area.
The international meeting will be held on January 25-26 at
the Peón Contreras Theater in Merida, Yucatan. Government agencies, civil
society and the private sector will discuss the new agenda of equality in the
knowledge and innovation economy.
Participants will include national and international civil
society organizations, academics, opinion leaders on gender and members of the
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