Economic Empowerment

July 22, 2015

CCC works with the UN Foundation on initiatives to promote economic development in the poorest countries. Recently we have stepped up our engagement with the UN Foundation to address the issue of women and girls’ economic empowerment.

Webinar: Private Sector Engagement in the SDGs, Women and Girls' Economic Empowerment

The countdown has begun to this September’s U.N. summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been critical in mobilizing resources and driving real progress on some of the world’s most pressing problems over the past decade. With the MDG’s deadline set to conclude at the end of 2015, discussion over what should succeed the MDGs — known as the “Post-2015 Development Agenda”— is one of the most important and impactful conversations of this century.

Common Goals, Distinct Missions: Cross Sector Collaboration on Empowerment of Women and Girls

Common Goals, Distinct Missions: Cross Sector Collaboration on Empowerment of Women and Girls

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

1615 H Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20062

 

This April, women and girls’ economic empowerment will be top of mind.  As the UN Millennium Development Goals are set to expire, leaders are taking stock of the progress made while gearing up to lay out the post-2015 development agenda to reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

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