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Report of the International Conference on African Women and Economic Development

International Conference on "African Women and Economic Develoment: Investing in our Future" (1998 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

Report of the International Conference on African Women and Economic Development

Investing in our Future" : held on the occassion of the 40th anniversary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 28 April-1 May 1998

by International Conference on "African Women and Economic Develoment: Investing in our Future" (1998 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

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Published by The Commission in [Addis Ababa] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAfrican women and economic development
StatementUnited Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.A35 I57 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 124 p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145986M
LC Control Number99892691

Women’s economic empowerment is a prerequisite for sustainable development, pro-poor growth and the achievement of all the MDGs. At the same time it is about rights and equitable societies. There is scope for increasing donor investments in women’s economic empowerment. Achieving women’s economic empowerment is not a “quick fix”. Women's Entrepreneurship Development (WED) Programme The Women’s Entrepreneurship Development programme of the International Labour Organization (ILO-WED) works to empower budding and existing women entrepreneurs who want to start, run and grow their business and to create conducive conditions for inclusive, resilient and sustainable economies.

  In key UN conferences, African women activists have been visible from the outset. Egypt’s Aida Gindy held the first international meeting on Women in Economic Development in The Kenya Women’s Group helped organise the UN Conference on Women in which African women brought issues of apartheid and national liberation to the fore. RW- th International Conference on Internet Technologies and Society ICITS is a prestigious event organized with a motivation to provide an excellent international platform for the academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to SHARE their research findings with the global experts.

Data and research on development including official development assistance (ODA), aid architecture and effectiveness, conflict, fragility, evaluation, gender, governance and poverty., OECD Policy Dialogue on women’s economic empowerment generate data, evidence and policy guidance on “what works” to recognise, reduce and redistribute unpaid care and domestic work. The African Economic Conference is jointly organized by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank and the United Nations Development Programme and will be held in Addis Ababa from 4 to 6 December


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