Women in Public Life : From Policies to Impact


Dates: 8 – 10 December 2015

Location: The Kingdom of Bahrain

The High-Level Conference Women in Public Life : From Policies to Impact is jointly organised by the Supreme Council for Women in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the MENA-OECD Governance Programme.

The conference aims to :

  • Promote gender mainstreaming in public and private life for inclusive growth;

  • Take stock of the progress made in implementing the regional recommendations included in the OECD-CAWTAR report “Women in Public Life: Gender, Law and Policy in the Middle East and North Africa”;

  • Shift the debate from a focus on strategies to one centred on achieving impacts;

  • Review the legal settings, policies, conditions and institutional capacities for gender mainstreaming in the MENA and OECD region.

This high-level conference will gather leading policy-makers, senior government officials, parliamentarians, partner international organisations, representatives from non-governmental organisations, civil society and the private sector.


For all event enquiries and in order to register please contact [email protected] and [email protected]


HRH Princess Sabeeka to patron international conference - Bahrain News Agency, Nov 2015 







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