Ra’edat Network: Dr. Rola Dashti is an example for
an experienced politician, and the ESCWA will thrive
in her time
Amman, 29 January 2019
The Arab Women Parliamentarians Network for Equality
(Ra’edat) extends its heartfelt congratulations to the fellow
network member H.E Dr. Rola Dashti for being appointed in this
important international position as an Executive Secretary of the
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western
Asia (ESCWA), which was previously occupied by H.E Dr.
Rima Khalaf deservedly, and provided through a lot for this
important international organization.
The network expresses its deep pride in its colleague Dr. Rola
Dashti, who was and still is an example of the experienced
political woman who is able to give her best efforts in all
The network also expresses its trust that the (ESCWA) will
flourish in the era of H.E Dr. Rola Dashti, who will add to the
record of this UN organization more achievements, serving
humanity in general and communities in West Asia in particular.
The Network hopes that women in West Asia will witness a
qualitative leap in their rights with the presence of their dear
colleague at the head of this influential international institution,
and to inspire more women who are willing to engage in
political and international action and reach out to new
generations of girls to build bridges of communication between
exemplary women and young women in various countries of the
world, particularly in the West Asia and the Arab region.
Wishing all the best for the colleague Dr. Rola Dashti in her new
Head of (Ra’edat) Network
Dr. Rula Alfarra Alhroob