Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development

OECD Global Forum on Public Governance


Women's Leadership in Public Life,
Fostering Diversity for Inclusive Growth

2-4 April 2014, OECD, Paris

The issues:

  • Closing gender gaps in public life
  • Strengthening women’s voice
  • Increasing the inclusiveness of policy making and programme delivery

Documents & Media


Summary/ Proceedings



Session Notes

Organisational aspects

Who's who

List of participants


Opening session

First plenary

Parallel Session 1A

Parallel Session 2A

Parallel Session 1B

Parallel Session 2B

Second Plenary

Third Plenary

Closing session



Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD

Minister Lulu Xingwana, South Africa

Ambassador Moreno Toscano

Women, Government and Policy Making in OECD Countries  

Related publication

Achieving gender equality in the economy and in the political leadership remains an ongoing challenge across the world. This report aims to address this gap.

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The OECD Global Forum on Public Governance

The Forum is an outreach activity of the OECD Public Governance Committee.


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