Fadia Kiwan named new director general of Arab Women Organistion

Nehal Samir
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The Arab Women Organisation (AWO) announced that Fadia Kiwan, the candidate from Lebanon, has been elected as its new director general for the period from 2018 to 2022, succeeding Mervat Tallawy from Egypt.

This came during the 14th extraordinary meeting of the executive council of the AWO, where nominations for the post of director general of the organisation were opened.

Kiwan holds a doctorate in political science from Sorbonne, and has devoted her efforts for

decades to women’s affairs and served as the representative of Lebanon in the executive council of the AWO.

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