1st Joint IMF-OECD-World Bank Conference on Structural Reforms
Paris, 25 May 2018 - Following a keynote speech from Emmanuelle Auriol, Professor at Toulouse School of Economics and Chair of Women in Economics of the European Economic Association, discussions at this event will explore some of the issues emerging from the gender biases evident in the field of economics.
UN chief António Guterres urged Council Members not to allow political differences to prevent or undermine action to protect civilians. “The most effective way to protect civilians is to prevent conflicts and to end them,” Mr. Guterres told the Council.
Stronger and more inclusive growth hinge on the fate of market openness and integration in the region.
Women have played a pivotal role in the United Nations since its inception in 1945, including in the first international agreement proclaiming gender equality as a fundamental human right: the UN Charter.
Timor-Leste regained Independence in 2002 and soon discovered a backlog of Timorese lacking basic education and an adult illiteracy rate approaching 40%. See how the Second Chance Education Project is supporting adult learners through the eyes of Immaculada, a proud mother with a young family from the capital, Dili.