High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment
Scenes from the inaugural meeting of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment held at UN Headquarters on 15 March 2016. The Panel will provide recommendations for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to improve economic outcomes for women and promote women’s leadership in driving sustainable and inclusive, environmentally sensitive economic growth. It will provide recommendations for key actions that can be taken by governments, the private sector, the UN system and other stakeholders, as well as policy directives needed to achieve the new targets and indicators in the Sustainable Development Goals which call for the economic empowerment of women. The panel is backed by the United Kingdom, the World Bank Group and UN Women.

Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown
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