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  • 26-November-2013

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    Interrelations between public policies, migration and development - Agenda

    Session I – Interrelations between public policies and migration: conceptual framework / Session II – Sharing experiences of partner countries / Session III – Elaboration of methodological framework

  • 26-November-2013

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    Agenda Workshop: Strengthening the Migration-Development Nexus through Improved Policy and Institutional Coherence

    Session 1: Understanding policy and institutional coherence / Session 2: Defining and measuring policy and institutional coherence for M&D / Session 3: Sharing experiences and understanding challenges / Session 4: Identifying and prioritising knowledge gaps and research needs / Session 5: Towards a roadmap for implementing a policy relevant research agenda on coherence for M&D

  • 28-February-2013

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    OECD Development Centre Policy Brief on Social Norms and Violence Against Women

    The main messages of this Policy Brief "Transforming social institutions to prevent violence against women and girls and improve development outcomes" are that reducing violence against women matters for development; laws alone will not reduce violence against women; public awareness and community mobilisation programmes as well as economic support for women and incentives are necessary.

  • 13-February-2013

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    OECD Development Centre side event organised at the 57th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

    This event on the topic of social institutions and the prevention of violence against women and girls is co-hosted by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the South African Ministry of Women, Children and People with Disabilities (DWCPD) and the OECD Development Centre.

  • 9-November-2012

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    Seminar on "Measuring progress towards gender equality: where do we stand?"

    The OECD Development Centre is co-organising, with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, a seminar on "Measuring progress towards gender equality: where do we stand?" in Stockholm, Sweden.

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    Presentation 2012 SIGI Index at UN Women

    The OECD Development Centre will present the 2012 Social Institutions and Gender Index at UN Women in New York on 5 July. The event will be hosted by the UN Women Research and Data Section and chaired by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women.

  • 10-May-2012

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    SIGI 2012 Brochure

    This document sets out a summary of the 2012 SIGI framework and methodology, the overall rankings for 2012, analysis for each region and an overview of how the SIGI can be used.

  • 10-May-2012

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    Discrimination against women persists around the globe hampering development

    Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).

  • 9-May-2012

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    SIGI 2012 Press Release

    Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).

  • 4-May-2012

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    DEV Working Paper No. 312: South-South Migration in West Africa: Addressing the Challenge of Immigrant Integration

    Although South-South migrants face much of the same discrimination and integration challenges as their South-North counterparts, South-South flows need to be analysed from a different standpoint.

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