Achieving a sustainable and inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic: Shaping economies that work for women

Friday 3 June
09:00-10:00 CEST
Stockholmsmässan, Room 4

Organizers: President of the UN General Assembly, co-hosted by Government of Sweden and the United Nations Foundation


Achieving a sustainable and inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will require a serious assessment of how economies across the world work for women. At the same time, the world is undergoing a transformative change like never before. With technological advancements driving innovation and change, it is time to re-think practices that have hindered the just and inclusive participation of women and help re-shape economies that work for women, especially as we transition to more nature-positive, low-carbon, resource-efficient, sustainable, and inclusive economies. The opportunity to rebuild better after the COVID-19 pandemic, offers an opportunity to pursue an international dialogue about the role of women in the sustainable economies of the future, especially in high impact sectors.

Moderator: UN Foundation and UN Women

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • H.E. Abdulla Shahid, President of the General Assembly
  • H.E. Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden
  • Ms. Diana Amini, Global Manager, H&M Foundation
  • Ms. Sarah Hendriks, Director Programme, Policy & Intergovernmental Division, UN Women
  • Ms. Cynthia Wandia Mburu, co-founder and CEO of Kwara
  • Ms. Angela Zhong, Girl Up Leader

Contact person: Pelle Enarsson ( mobile +46705163557

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