CSW65 Side Event: Delivering on women’s economic empowerment and rights

Breaking deep-rooted unequal gender power-relations and enhancing women’s economic participation and empowerment are key to strengthening their fundamental rights. The webinar will explore how governments, international organisations and the private sector work on transforming the public and private sectors to deliver on gender equality and women’s economic empowerment. It will also link to the work of the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Economic Justice and Rights.
  • Tid: 17 mars kl 15 - 16:30
  • Plats: Youtubesändning

Main organizer and co-organizers:
Government of Sweden and South Korea, World Bank and OECD

Opening remarks
H.E Märta Stenevi, Minister for Gender Equality (Sweden); and
H.E. Chung Young-ai, Minister of Gender Equality and Family, (Republic of Korea)

Moderated by Ms Lena Ag, Director General, Swedish Gender Equality Agency

Technical presentations:
Ms Lise Bergh, Commissioner, Government Commission on Gender Equitable Life Income;
Dr Tackmeon Yi, Senior Research Fellow, Korean Women’s Development Institute;
Mr Christian Berg, CEO, AllBright Foundation, Germany;
Ms Karen Grown, Global Director of Gender, World Bank;
Ms Joanna Maycock, Secretary General of European Women’s Lobby.

Closing remarks,
Mr Angel Gurría, Secretary-General OECD

Senast uppdaterad: 12:22 - 05 mar, 2021
  • Ekonomi
  • Makt och inflytande