WORLD BANK GROUP: GENDER STRATEGY CONSULTATION

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NGO Committee on Financing for Development

The World Bank Group is preparing a renewed gender strategy, which is expected to be finalized and discussed by the Board of Executive Directors later this year. The strategy is being developed to support countries and companies achieve gender equality as one pathway to ensuring lasting poverty reduction and shared prosperity. In developing the strategy, the World Bank Group is consulting with stakeholders worldwide to seek their input on country and regional perspectives, global lessons learned and good practices to reduce key gender gaps.

A Concept Note has been prepared and will serve as a basis for discussion during consultations with stakeholders through mid-July. A dedicated consultation web page www.worldbank.org/genderconsultation provides a platform for stakeholders to provide input and contribute to the strategy development. Through this platform all interested individuals and parties can provide written comments on-line via a survey form. Input and comments can also be sent by downloading…

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