Economic Empowerment & Employment Events Panel Event

9th International NGO Forum on “Economic Empowerment of Women – Key Factors for Equality by 2030”

The NGO CSW Geneva co-organizes the 9TH OCAPROCE International NGO Forum on the Economic Social and cultural Rights of Women 

on 2 June 2017, 10:00-18:00  
Room VII, Palais des Nations (Attention Room change)




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Programme Summary: 

10:00 – 11:00 Official Opening of the Forum

11:00 – 13:15   Morning Sessions:

  • 1  Inclusive Growth for the Eradication of Women’s Poverty
  • 2  Women’s role in peace building and qualitative growth
  • 3  The Consequences of Migration on Women in Africa

14:15 – 16:30   Afternoon Sessions:

  • 4  Pay Gap in Light of the Economic Empowerment of Women
  • 5  Gender Pension Gap: Cumulative Effect of lifelong Gender Imbalances in Paid & Unpaid Work
  • 6  The Importance of ICTs for the Empowerment of Women and Gender Equality 

16:30 – 17:15 Closing
17:15 – 18:00   Reception

More information: Full Programme


Economic Empowerment & Employment Events Members Meetings Thematic Forums

Working Group on Employment and the Economics of Gender – Meeting on 28 March 2011

The WG’s next meeting will be on March 28 2011 1-3 PM at the NGO Ressource Center.


  1. Welcome and apologies
  2. Adoption of the agenda
  3. Adoption of the minutes of October 12 2010
  4. Issues arising from the minutes
  5. Preparation of the forthcoming Labour Conference
  6. Plans for the Forum on Women’s Entrepreneurship in November
  7. Draft letter to Mrs Bachelet – 100 days campaign
  8. Date of the next meeting

Download: Minutes of 2 Feb 2011 Meeting