María Juliana Ruiz, First Lady of Colombia, emphasized that successful societies provide the opportunity for women to participate in promoting sustainable development.
He emphasized that without women, countries cannot enter new stages of excellence, development and excellence in all vital fields and sectors.
She said, during the session “The role of women in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” within the “Women in Government” forum, which takes place as part of the World Government Summit 2022, that the role of women in the promotion of sustainable development must be seen in an innovative way, and all available capacities, wealth and resources must be used for the process of change in the reality of women.
She added: “We have to admit that change starts with women, who must be given the opportunity to change at all levels, and when we look at the details of women’s suffering, we realize that there is a huge deficit in many countries, unable to benefit from women, and this requires fast and innovative solutions, because the future never waits”.
He continued: “The World Summit of Governments has become an inspiring platform for governments and countries with the participation of leaders who inspire people, and on UAE land, which has world-leading experience, including its participation active in supporting the sustainable development goals.
María Juliana Ruiz pointed out that Colombia has important experience in the field of human resource development, especially at the level of women, since it has increased the rate of higher education among Colombian women, the goals through having plans to implement them, and Colombia is willing to support a positive change, and women are the center of this change, and efforts must be united to work together, towards a better future”.