Advancing gender equality and women’s entrepreneurship together: The Sasakawa Peace Foundation signs a memorandum of understanding with the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Myanmar
December 12, 2018
Advancing gender equality and women’s economic empowerment through entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia are major goals of the Asia Women Impact Fund (AWIF), a 100 million USD gender-focused fund launched by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) in 2017.
On November 19, 2018, Mr. Shuichi Ohno, President of SPF, and Mr. Rory Mungoven, Liaison Officer of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Myanmar, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Yangon to establish a partnership between the two institutions. The agreement outlines areas for future collaboration to promote gender equality and women’s entrepreneurship in Myanmar as part of a wider partnership in Southeast Asia through the AWIF.