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Bridges Africa June 2017 Edition - “Looking at Trade from a Gender Perspective”

While the potential of trade to advance sustainable development objectives in Africa is widely recognised, the gender-differentiated impacts of trade policy need to be taken into account if development strategies are to be truly inclusive. Through which channels do trade and trade policy influence women and gender outcomes? What are the gender-specific constraints that women face in accessing economic opportunities and how does this translate in the trade sphere? How can policymakers adopt more gender-sensitive trade-related policies?

June 14 2017 | Articles

The Hummingbird - November 2016

This issue puts the spotlight on ECLAC's efforts to enhance the expertise of policy makers and finance managers in the application of methods for better management of public expenditure and review. Special features include insights into the regional gender strategy approved during the high-level women's conference in Montevideo; things to know about women's empowerment and migration in the Caribbean; opportunities to take full advantage of Big Data; increased access to census data in the Caribbean; post-earthquake funding received by Ecuador following ECLAC's disaster assessment; ECLAC Caribbean's outreach to schools in Trinidad and Tobago; Diane's Corner; the state of affairs; the latest publications; and the regional round-up. Issued on a monthly basis,

The Hummingbird offers strategic insights into the latest projects, publications, technical assistance missions and research carried out by ECLAC Caribbean. In addition to these, sneak previews are provided of the most salient upcoming events, alongside enriching follow-ups to previously covered issues. With a view to featuring a variety of facets of Caribbean life and lifestyle, The Hummingbird also zooms in on cultural activities and landmark occurrences through an eye-opening regional roundup.

December 01 2016 | Newsletters

Bridges June 2016 Edition - Making Investment Work for Africa

Mobilising investment flows is no easy task.  It requires designing and implementing adequate policies and regulations.  Moreover, while attracting private capital is indeed essential for Afriacan economies, ensuring that it contributes to sustainable and inclusive development is even more critical. 

June 21 2016 | Newsletters

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