EVENT: Adding Value to Agribusiness Value Chains, Tuesday, May 30

Adding Value to Agribusiness Value Chains Tuesday, May 30, 2017  |  12:00 – 2:00 PM  |  MC 4-800   Visitors please send a request to Teguest Demissie (tdemissie@worldbank.org) a visitors pass     For WebEx connection, please click on the link  Join Using WebEx Meeting password: Ys5MZQ27, Meeting number: 736 506 155   Light lunch will >> Read more

WEBINAR: Gender and Agricultural Risk, May 18

Gender and Agricultural Risk: A Gendered Approach to Agricultural Risk Assessments and Management Strategies May 18, 10am EDT RSVP for the May 18 Webinar HERE  Carlos Arce, with Åsa Giertz and Sanna-Liisa Taivalmaa Differences in social, cultural, geographic, and economic contexts at the country level call for a tailored approach that takes into account the >> Read more

EVENT: Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Building Evidence for Effective Solutions

April 18, 2017, 2:30-4:00p.m. (ET) Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 10 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV. Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Social Development (Gender) Specialist with the Climate Investment Funds – World Bank

A new staff position available at the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), based at the World Bank in Washington, D.C..  Information on the CIF is available at http://www-cif.climateinvestmentfunds.org/ *We are recruiting a Social Development (Gender) Specialist (GF-level):  the position has been advertised externally on the World Bank jobs website (Job No. 170027). The selected candidate will >> Read more

Understanding Women and Migration: A Literature Review

Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD) and Development Indicators Group (DECIG) cordially invite you to a seminar Understanding Women and Migration: A Literature Review Tuesday, February 9, 2016 12:30 – 2:00 PM Venue: MC C1-100 Speaker: Anjali Fleury, Consultant, World Bank Group Chairs: Benedicte de la Briere, Lead Economist, Gender, World Bank Group David W. Yang,  Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Discussants: >> Read more

Launch of new World Bank Gender Data Portal

The World Bank Group relaunched its popular Gender Data Portal, comprising current and historical data on topics ranging from health and education to jobs, assets, and political participation—all broken down by sex. The Bank Group is also launching its Little Data Book on Gender 2016 alongside new online tables—to be updated quarterly—linked to the latest World Development Indicators, making it easier than ever >> Read more

Launch of UN Women flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

The World Bank Group Gender Group and UN Women invite you to UN Women's Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016  Thursday, October 1, 2015 Room MC 4-800, 1818 H St NW 1:00-2:30PM RSVP Here This event will be livestreamed here Please join the WBG Gender Group at the Washington DC launch of UN Women's flagship report, Progress of the >> Read more

World Bank Group Gender Strategy Consultations – Call for Input

Towards a World Bank Group Gender Strategy The World Bank Group is preparing a new gender strategy, which is expected to be finalized and discussed by the Board of Executive Directors later this year. In developing the strategy, we will consult with stakeholders worldwide from mid-April to mid July 2015. To see the consultation plan, >> Read more

Debate: Economics or Politics: Which Drives Women’s Empowerment?

A debate hosted by the National Democratic Institute and Women, Business, and the Law (World Bank) Thursday, April 16, 2015 Room I 2-250, World Bank Group I Building, 1850 I St NW 11:30am-12:30pm  RSVP Here   Participants: Irene Khan (Economic Empowerment) is Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO). The first woman to hold this >> Read more

Event: Moroccan Women, Activists, and Gender Politics: An Institutional Analysis

World Bank Gender Group CCSA is organizing an event, "Moroccan Women, Activists, and Gender Politics: An Institutional Analysis," Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 12:00pm-1:30pm at the World Bank, J 9-044, 701 18th St NW RSVP here Eve Sandberg will discuss "Overcoming Political and Cultural Constraints: Successful Women's Organizing in the Moroccan Case" based on her book with Kenza Aqertit, Moroccan Women, >> Read more