Lessons from Sub-regional Consultations in Africa - Discussion Paper
Held in Burundi in July 2006, Djibouti in November 2006, Ghana in November 2006 and Zambia in July 2007, the consultations on gender equality and aid effectiveness brought together representatives from governments, donor partners and civil society to share experiences andexplore strategies for advancing gender equality goals in the new aid environment.Drawing on the experiences and insights of the partcipants, this discussion paper outlines a capacity development strategy for advancing development effectiveness and gender equality in the new aid agenda.
Meeting of the IANWGE and the OECD-DAC Network on Gender Equality - Nairobi, 30-31 January 2006
The joint biennial workshop between the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) and the Network on Gender Equality of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) was convened in Nairobi, Kenya from 30-31 January 2006 to discuss the implications of the new aid modalities for gender equality and the empowerment of women. The workshop focused on thepartnership commitments of the Paris Declaration and sought to examine how they could be used to advance the incorporation of a gender perspective in the development agenda. The meeting gathered about 60 participants from headquarters, field staff and national government partners.
Comunique of the participants from 6 African governments, members of parliament, un agencies, development partners, and the women’s movement, in Africa, meeting in Bujumbura – Burundi from 11 to 14t July 2006, held consultations on promoting gender equality and women’s Human rights in the New Aid Modalities and Partnerships.
EC/UN Partnership on Gender Equality for Development and Peace
This paper aims to give an introduction to the development policy structure of the European Community with specific focus on the EC commitment to Gender Equality within this structure, including references to relevant documents. While not giving an exhaustive account of all aspects related to EC development cooperation, the purpose is to give a foundation on which to build informative discussionsin the September workshop.
— EC/UN Partnership on Gender Equality for Development and Peace