Leveraging the financing for development process to ensure a gender lens in building back better

UN Women, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations and the Permanent Mission of Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations, will host a side event during the 2021 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development on how to leverage the financing for development process to ensure a gender lens in building back better for women and girls from the COVID-19 crisis.
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Event type: Conferences, meetings, symposiums

Start date: 14 April 2021 | Start time: 07:30 UTC-04:00
End date: 14 April 2021 | End time: 08:45 UTC-04:00

Location: Online

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UN Women, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations and the Permanent Mission of Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations, will host a side event during the 2021 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development on how to leverage the financing for development process to ensure a gender lens in building back better for women and girls from the COVID-19 crisis.

The roundtable will mobilize Finance Ministers, representatives from international finance institutions, Member States, the United Nations, and invited guests to build partnerships to amplify the importance of and showcase efforts on addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment in the response, while highlighting best practices and sharing of experiences of leveraging financing for Sustainable Development Goal 5.

Sponsored by: UN Women Headquarters, the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations, and the Permanent Mission of Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations