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On 21 January 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the first-ever High-Level Panel (HLP) on Women’s Economic Empowerment. The HLP will provide thought leadership and mobilize concrete...

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The Eastern and Southern Africa regional consultation for the Secretary-General’s High Level Panel’s (HLP) on women’s economic empowerment was co-hosted by the UN Women and the United Republic of...

Achieving women's economic...

Investing in women’s economic empowerment is crucial for gender equality and women’s rights, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth. Women make enormous contributions to economies, whether...

Consultation for the UN...

During the annual African Congress for Women Entrepreneurs in Cairo, business, government and civil society representatives from across Africa and the Middle East discussed concrete ways to fast-track...

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The Panel will make action-oriented recommendations on how to improve economic outcomes for women in the context of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, promote women’s leadership in driving...

UN announces first-ever...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment to provide thought leadership and mobilize concrete actions aimed at closing...

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