|GENDER AND INFRASTRUCTURE: EXPLORING THE NEXUS|
|Friday September 23, 2011|
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
|Archive video link available at http://www.worldbank.org/pos/
Infrastructure is a critical component in economic growth and poverty reduction.
So are policies to promote gender inclusion in policy making and
implementation. Yet the issues surrounding the intersection of gender and
infrastructure are not often examined. This session used real-world
examples to explore how gender and infrastructure impact each other for
the benefit of both, and development in general.
Key questions addressed included:
- What is the symbiotic relationship between
gender and infrastructure?
- How can the international development
community take this agenda further for better development outcomes?
- How is gender main-streaming currently
taking place in the work of sustainable development at the World Bank,
particularly in the wake of the World Development Report 2012 on gender
equality and the IDA 16 targets?
|Panelist(s):||Haifa Abu Ghazaleh , Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan|
Michelle Bachelet , Executive Director, UN Women, United Nations
Gunilla Carlsson , Minister, International Development Cooperation, Sweden
Jane Weru , Executive Director and Founding Member, Akiba Mashinani Trust, Kenya
|Moderator(s):||Claire Shipman , Senior National Correspondent, ABC TV News, United States |
|Organized by:||Roger Morier and Robert Bisset, Sustainable Development Network – World Bank Group|
|Last modified on: 09/28/2011 05:10:05 PM|