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Iohannis: Romania has made progress with equal opportunities, needs to speed up gap bridging

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said that although important progress has been made in Romania in terms of gender equality, the country needs to speed up bridging the gaps.

2017-11-01 12:33:18

"I firmly believe that equality between women and men is a pillar of the future-oriented society, for which all of us have the duty to act every day," said Iohannis, according to Agerpres. "Romania has already taken important steps for the commitment that we have pledged to set up the new profession of equal opportunities expert. Although important progress has been made in Romania to meet the objectives of equality, we are aware of the need to speed up the gap bridging, first by changing mentalities and by an integrated and multidimensional approach of policies in the area, including supporting female entrepreneurs," Iohannis told the Conference of Francophone Women in Bucharest.

He added that, by organising the conference, the capital of Romania is a "genuine international agora of equal opportunities."

According to him, women working in business, research and development, those who become entrepreneurs and those who want to start up businesses are models for the younger generation, but they face many serious problems.

The head of state welcomed the proposal to launch a network of French female entrepreneurship.
He added that Romania supports the adoption of the La Francophonie Strategy of Gender Equality at the future of Summit of La Francophonie in 2018, showing that this is a concrete contribution to the universalisation of fundamental human rights.



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