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.
Event Report by Conchita Poncini (IFUW)