Posts tagged ‘Women Empowerment’

NGO CSW Geneva / SDC Forum – Report now available

The NGO CSW Geneva with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) organized a one-day Forum on

the Economic Empowerment of Women & Girls in a Sustainable Perspective

which took place on 10 October 2016, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Room XIX 

4 topics were addressed in 4 panels: 

  • Promoting gender equality through Government Procurement
  • Equal Pay between Men and Women
  • Women in Decision Making Positions
  • Addressing Unpaid Care Work

The report on this Forum is now available for Download

Special Presentation by World Bank Director Mayra Buvinic – 4 november 2009

Special presentation on 4 November 2009 in the Palais de Nations in Geneva :

“The Global Economic Crisis and the Empowerment of Women”

by MAYRA BUVINIC

Director of the Gender in Poverty Reduction Vice Presidency of the WORLD BANK

In preparation for the Beijing+15 54th Commission on the Status of Women in 2010, the World Bank in Geneva and the CoNGO Geneva NGO Committee on the Status of Women (NGO CSW) have invited Ms. Mayra Buvinic to present the Bank’s strategy and policy in approaching the financial and economic crisis from a women’s empowerment and gender equal perspective and how gender equality is mainstreamed in the Bank.

Downloads :

Event Flyer

Event Report by Conchita Poncini (IFUW)