Role of Women in Development, World Survey – Panel Discussion
Launch of World Survey on the Role of Women in Development
A report from the Secretary-General mandated by the Second Committee, the World Survey comes out every five years. This year's World Survey on the Role of Women in Development focuses on Sustainable Development and Gender Equality, with chapters on the green economy and care, food security, population, and investments for gender responsive sustainable development.
The launch features a panel discussion moderated by UN Women's Deputy Executive Director John Hendra with participation from: Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, contributing author; Isha Ray, Professor of Energy and Resources at University of California, Berkeley, contributing author; Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food; Zenebework Tadesse, independent researcher, Ethiopia; and Sofia Monsalve, Coordinator of the Global Land Programme, FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN).