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Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation: Focus on Women and Girls’ Empowerment

from asiafoundation.org Organized jointly by the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and The Asia Foundation, the Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC) dialogue series brings together development experts and government officials from the Asia region and beyond. In 2017, the AADC dialogues focus on how Asian countries are tackling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their cooperation [...]
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Making Gender a Priority in Asian-Led Development Cooperation

from asiafoundation.org by Anthea Mulakala Ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls and empowering them to be active participants in society are critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. While Goal 5 of the SDGs is a stand-alone goal focusing on women and girls, 11 of the 17 SDGs recognize achieving gender equality as a crucial part of the solution. [...]
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Remarks at the Opening Ceremonies of the Global Summit of Women 2017

GLOBAL SUMMIT OF WOMEN Tokyo, Japan, 11 May 2017 May All The Best Women Win Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh of Vietnam, GSW President Irene Natividad, GSW Japan Host Committee Chair Noriko Nakamura, Outgoing Host Committee Chair Henrika Boknyars, local and international delegates to the GSW 2017, honored guests, ladies and the few brave [...]
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