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Global Solutions Summit 2021, Plenary Panel: Women’s Economic Empowerment and the SDGs: COVID-19 and Beyond – Building Back Better
This GSS 2021 panel discussion and the related side event facilitated a discussion on the impact of the pandemic on women’s economic empowerment and recommendations for action by the G-20.
Global Solutions Summit 2021, Side Event: Women’s Economic Empowerment: Pandemic Response, Recovery and Resilience – Building Back Better
The side event focused on the importance of gender economic equity across the SDGs, particularly in the context of policy responses to the economic & social impacts of the Covid-19
The Future is Female? 5 Facts about the Gendered Effects of COVID-19 & 3 Strategies for Responding Effectively
Gender inequality is one of the main obstacles to sustainable development. Women’s exclusion from the heart of public policy-making is not new, and the response to the COVID-19 crisis is
Services add value to manufacturing and contribute to competitiveness, employment and trade. Technological innovations and ICT make “traditional“ services easier to deliver internationally. Intangible elements add value to traded products, leveraging AI, big data and technology. Advances in technology revolutionized existing and created new service sectors, and technology has led to new business models that represent game-changers in a range of industries. Gender equity in Trade in Services is a multi-faceted and complex issue that needs to be addressed by a diverse and multidisciplinary group that understands different sectors and countries; combines theory and practice; and works at macro-, meso- and micro-level.