Directorate for Public Governance

Women in Parliaments Global Forum, OECD - WIP Summit 2016


 4 - 6 May 2016 Amman, Jordan

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) in co-operation with the House of Representatives of Jordan hosted the WIP Global Summit at Jordan’s Parliament on 4-6 May 2016.

This Summit, co-organised with the OECD, provided a platform for the annual regional dialogue of the OECD’s MENA Transition Fund Project “Promoting Women in Parliaments and Policy-making,” which was launched at the end of 2015 in Egypt, Jordan and Morocco.


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The MENA Transition Fund promotes women's integration in public life and the policy-making process in Arab Countries in Transition (ACT).  It focuses on the use of open government and gender mainstreaming in parliamentary, electoral and local council operations. 


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Jordanian Parliament

Jordanian Parliament, Amman, Jordan



OECD Recommendation on Gender Equality in Public Life

Women in government

OECD Recommendation on Gender Equality in Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship

OECD work on gender equality

OECD-CAWTAR Report “Women in Public Life : Gender, Law and Policy in the Middle-East and North Africa”


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