High-Level Roundtable “Gender Equality and COVID-19 Crisis Response and Recovery: The G7's Role”

 

POST EVENT:

 

 

PRESS RELEASE:

GENDER EQUALITY EXPERTS RECOMMEND KEY ACTIONS FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FOR G7 LEADERS

 

 

THE EVENT:

The roundtable is organized by UN Women, the European Union and the ILO as part of the joint WE EMPOWER G7 programme. The high-level roundtable aims to identify a set of concrete recommendations for advancing gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in the post-COVID-19 era. 

 

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 G7 LEADERS SUMMIT 2020: BACKGROUND PAPER ON THEMES OF G7 SUMMITS

 

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Objectives

  1. Highlight the important role of women’s economic empowerment as a continued priority for the G7, and the importance of women’s economic security, to address the economic impact of the pandemic.
  2. Illustrate the key role of the private sector globally as employers and as partners with national governments in supporting women’s economic empowerment.
  3. Showcase how COVID-19 has impacted women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs, and the key role they will play in the recovery.
  4. Identify three to four recommendations to be included in the communique.
  

For further information and analysis of the gender impacts of COVID-19, please refer to:

 

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