By: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, SEOUL

20 March 2023, Seoul. Ambassador Theresa Dizon-De Vega graced the first International Women's Day event hosted by the United Nations Women Centre of Excellence for Gender Equality in the Republic of Korea, referred to as "The Centre" on 8 March 2023 at the Hotel President in Seoul. Other diplomats, international development experts, women STEM achievers, and heads of international organizations joined the event to commemorate the celebration of International Women's Day with the theme "DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality".

Ambassador Theresa Dizon-De Vega and fellow diplomats in the Republic of Korea poses for a photo to commemorate the International Women's Day 2023 event hosted by UN Women.
The Philippine Ambassador is a staunch supporter of women in advanced fields of science and technology, including in the field of ICT. The Philippine Embassy in Seoul continues to create projects and support initiatives that will help the next generation Filipino women in STEM reach their full potential in the global sphere.

The participants backed the UN Women "Together for Gender Equality" advocacy as a show of commitment in support of the UN's mission to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

The UN Women Centre in ROK was established in 2022 with the support of the ROK government. It aspires to become a knowledge hub to facilitate research, education & training, sharing of innovations and lessons learned, networking, and development of multi-stakeholder partnerships. END