Cooperatives: Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

United Nations Headquarters, New York - Conference Room D
760 United Nations Plaza
10017 NY
United States

In the framework of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), the ILO and the ICA have organised a side the event "Cooperatives, Gender Equality and Women Empowerment", in New York on March 10, 2015.

Read the full programme below: 

Opening Statement  

Baasanjav Otgonjargal – State Secretary, Ministry of Population Development and Social Protection of Mongolia
 

Panelists  

  • Dame Pauline Green – President, International Co-operative Alliance
  • Dr. Lisa Schincariol – Senior Research Consultant, Taylor Newberry Consulting
  • H.E. Jeanne d'Arc Byaje – Deputy Permanent Representative, Mission of Rwanda to the UN
  • Vanessa Bransburg – Director for Cooperative Development, Center for Family Life
     

Moderator  

Simel Esim – Head of the COOP Unit, ILO
 

Interactive Debate  

Interventions from the floor
 

Presentation of Resource Guide  

  • Resource Guide for training on entrepreneurship development of women and gender equality
  • Savitri Singh – Advisor to Gender and Communication Programmes
  • Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the International Co-operative Alliance
     

Closing Remarks  

H. E. Od Och – Ambassador, Mission of Mongolia to the UN
 
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