A recent study by the OECD Development Centre shows that gender-based discrimination in social institutions hampers economic growth. According to Does gender discrimination in social institutions matter for long-term growth?, there is a strong negative relationship between gender-based discrimination in social institutions, measured by the OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI), and income per […]
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When? 20 April 2016 Where? NH Brussels Carrefour de l’Europe, Brussels About Gender equality is a fundamental right recognised by the Treaty of Rome in 1957 as well as by the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. The promotion of gender equality is therefore not only essential from a human rights perspective, but also makes sense […]
About the course How can organizations become gender responsive and transformative? The presence of more women does not automatically mean greater equality. This course analyses success stories and barriers, and goes deeper by looking at gender as part of an organizational change management strategy rather than a stand-alone item on the agenda. Please note that a […]
When? Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 4 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. Where? Conference room C-4 (7th floor) Vienna International Centre (VIC) Vienna, Austria About The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. In line with this theme and UNIDO’s mission, the panel discussion will feature female […]