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High-level Event: 2030 Agenda - Gender Equality, Social Norms and Inclusive Growth

Wednesday, 9 March 2016
|Auditorium, OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France

The theme for this year's Commission on the Status of Women is "Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development". In this context and to celebrate International Women's Day, the gender team at the OECD Development Centre is organising a high-level event on 9 March, 15:00–17:00 Paris time, on "Gender Equality, Social Norms and Inclusive Growth". 
 
Speakers from UNESCO, the OECD and Ambassadors of France, Argentina and the United States will discuss their vision of gender equality for 2030 and offer their Organisation’s or country's roadmap to achieving the ambitious targets of Agenda 2030, in particular the economic empowerment of women.
 
New research by the OECD Development Centre on the economic cost of gender discrimination in social institutions will also be presented.

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