Courtesy Call on Foreign Minister Hayashi by H.E. Ms. Sima Bahous, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women
December 5, 2022
On December 5, commencing at 10:10 a.m., Mr. HAYASHI Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, received a courtesy call from H.E. Ms. Sima Bahous, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, who is visiting Japan to attend the World Assembly for Women: WAW! 2022, for approximately 15 minutes. The overview is as follows.
- Minister Hayashi expressed appreciation for Executive Director Bahous ‘s contribution to the WAW!2022 and respect for UN Women’s leadership in the international community in the field of gender equality and women’s empowerment. In response, Executive Director Bahous congratulated holding of WAW! 2022 and expressed gratitude for Japan’s support for UN Women.
- Minister Hayashi and Executive Director Bahous shared the view to continue the cooperation between Japan and UN Women and to further promote initiatives for women’s empowerment.