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Meeting Afghan sisters and tech entrepreneurs @RoyaMahboob & @Elahamahboob inspired our Vice-Minister @AndreHaspels speech for the #UN Security Council debate on #Afghanistan. pic.twitter.com/nsrp48hGlg

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The #UNSC met with women's groups during its visit to #Afghanistan. The economic #empowerment & meaningful participation of women & girls in all political processes -including future peace efforts & negotiations –is a precondition for sustainable development. ~ @OlofBSkoog #WPS pic.twitter.com/HGKIbVUjlQ

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Inspiring Afghan female tech entrepreneurs @RoyaMahboob & @Elahamahboob present during today's #UNSC debate. The Kingdom of the Netherlands will remain a committed partner of Afghanistan, both during our term on the UNSC, and beyond. pic.twitter.com/faazjHWvnq

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