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Women’s Economic Empowerment and the SDGs
The United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel (UNHLP) on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) was established by then-UNSDG Ban Ki-moon in 2016 “to address the specific economic issues that affect women and to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its promise to leave no one behind.” His successor, António Guterres has ... Read more
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Keynote by Vera Songwe
The work of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (UNHLP-WEE), completed in 2017, focused on several key issues that are particularly relevant for the building back better and increasing the resiliency of women and girls in the face of future economic, environmental and social shocks. This side event brings together some ... Read more
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Keynote by Elizabeth Vazquez
The work of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (UNHLP-WEE), completed in 2017, focused on several key issues that are particularly relevant for the building back better and increasing the resiliency of women and girls in the face of future economic, environmental and social shocks. This side event brings together some ... Read more
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Keynote by Justine Greening
The work of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (UNHLP-WEE), completed in 2017, focused on several key issues that are particularly relevant for the building back better and increasing the resiliency of women and girls in the face of future economic, environmental and social shocks. This side event brings together some ... Read more
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Keynote by Linda Scott
The work of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (UNHLP-WEE), completed in 2017, focused on several key issues that are particularly relevant for the building back better and increasing the resiliency of women and girls in the face of future economic, environmental and social shocks. This side event brings together some ... Read more
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Keynote by Caren Grown
The work of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (UNHLP-WEE), completed in 2017, focused on several key issues that are particularly relevant for the building back better and increasing the resiliency of women and girls in the face of future economic, environmental and social shocks. This side event brings together some ... Read more
Global Solutions Hub
Women’s Economic Empowerment: Pandemic Response, Recovery and Resilience – Building Back Better
The goal of the side event is to focus on the importance of gender economic equity across the SDGs, particularly in the context of policy responses to address the economic and social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic as we seek to build forward better.  Our objective is to secure a collective commitment to action and ... Read more
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Highlights: Women’s Economic Empowerment: Pandemic Response, Recovery and Resilience – Building Back Better
The work of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (UNHLP-WEE), completed in 2017, focused on several key issues that are particularly relevant for the building back better and increasing the resiliency of women and girls in the face of future economic, environmental and social shocks. This side event brings together some ... Read more
Policy Brief
Women in global care chains: The need to tackle intersecting inequalities in G20 countries
Alejandro Biondi (CIPPEC), Amm Quamruzzaman (University of California Berkeley), Asma Bahurmoz (King Abdulaziz University), Florencia Caro Sachetti (Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento, (CIPPEC)), Margo Thomas (Women’s Economic Imperative), Marija Babovic (University of Belgrade), Peter Abrahamson (University of Copenhagen)

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