Event (DC): Capacity Building for Women Farmers The Impact of Numeracy and Literacy Training on Household Well-being in Central Mozambique

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010  Time: 3:00-5:00 pm Location: Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, 499 South Capitol St. SW, Suite 500-B, Washington, DC To RSVP, please send your name, affiliation, and email to: events@partnership-africa.org Welcome: Emmy Simmons, Board Member, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa Presentation: Maria José Novoa, Senior >> Read more

Event: Oxfam Canada: Gender Justice Summit (GJS)

June 18-20, 2010 Toronto, Canada This energizing summit will bring together a diverse community of Oxfam supporters, academics, advocates, researchers, policy-makers, and activists from around the world to discuss poverty and development as it relates to women. It is a unique opportunity to strengthen connections while collaborating on approaches to advancing women's rights, women's empowerment, >> Read more

Funding: Young Women Knowledge and Leadership Institute (YOWLI)

African Women’s Millienium Initiative (AWOMI) is organizing the 3rd Young Women Knowledge and Leadership Institute (YOWLI) in Dakar, Senegal over 3 weeks from December 2010 to January 2011. YOWLI was set up to enable young women of African descent to widen their leadership horizons, enhance their knowledge base and actively engage in monitoring and fighting >> Read more

Event:Tackling HIV related Stigma and Discrimination in South Asia Lessons Learned

The World Bank South Asia AIDS Team & ICRW invite you to attend the following event at the 37th annual Global Health Council Conference on International Health Tackling HIV related Stigma and Discrimination in South Asia: Lessons Learned When: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Although HIV prevalence in South Asia is low overall, HIV >> Read more

Event (DC): “The Power of Property Rights and Other Key Factors in Ending Poverty”

Please join us this THURSDAY, April 29th, at 4pm to celebrate the introduction of the Global Resources for Women to Thrive (GROWTH) Act! "The Power of Property Rights and Other Key Factors in Ending Poverty" Thursday, April 29th 4 - 5pm U.S. Capitol Building Room HC-6 Speakers will include: Conresswoman Nita M. Lowey; Ritu Sharma, >> Read more

Event (DC): “Engendering Agricultural Research”

IFPRI is pleased to announce a joint seminar with the World Bank and IFAD titled "Engendering Agricultural Research” by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Ph.D. (Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI) Thursday, April 29th 2010 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Library—4th Floor (NOTE ROOM CHANGE) 2033 K Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20006 Abstract: In this seminar Ruth Meinzen-Dick will present >> Read more

Event (livestream): TEDxWorldBankGroup via live webcast

This year’s event will be on the Global Challenges in the New Decade encouraging conversation and debates on critical issues such as gender, climate change, agriculture and water. We hope you join our event and share your thoughts and ideas. Click here to view event, on Friday April 23, 2010 - 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 >> Read more

Event (livestream): Meeting today for the launch of the GAFSP initiative

On Thursday morning, Secretary Geithner will meet with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates, Canadian Finance Minister James Flaherty, Spanish Second Vice President and Minister of Finance Elena Salgado, South Korean Finance Minster Yoon Jeung-Hyun and World Bank President Robert Zoellick at Treasury to discuss a >> Read more

Event (online): Take part in the Population Reference Bureau’s upcoming Discuss Online “Helping Girls Attain Self-Worth and Self-Sufficiency”

When: Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 1–2 p.m. (EDT) (GMT -5) Who: Wendy Baldwin, Vice President and Director of the Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program, Population Council Where: Go to http://discuss.prb.org. You may submit questions in advance and during the discussion. A full transcript of the questions and answers will be posted after the discussion. About: >> Read more

Event (DC): An International Forum in Support of The Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Program & The Academy for Educational Development “Advancing the Cairo Agenda: Entrepreneurship, Education and Gender Equality in the Muslim World” Wednesday, April 28, 2010 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. (to be followed by a reception from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.) Academy Hall, Academy for Educational Development 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor >> Read more