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Gender Programs

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International Conference on Sustainable Development through “Quality Infrastructure Investment”

January 20-21, 2016

The World Bank in commemoration of the launch of the Phase III of the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) partnership will host the first annual International Conference on Sustainable Development through “Quality Infrastructure” on January 20-21, 2016.

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JSDF: Women in Mining and Petroleum Areas in PNG, a Self-Reliance Project

Public Seminar

Date: Friday, March 23, 2012
Time: 15:00-16:30 (JST)

The World Bank’s Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations (CFPTO) Department will hold a public seminar “Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF): JSDF Self-Reliance Project for Women in Mining and Petroleum Areas in Papua New Guinea (PNG)”. 

This seminar will highlight the JSDF Self-Reliance Project for Women in Mining and Petroleum Areas in PNG by bringing in key stakeholders of the project via video conferencing from the respective project location(s).  It will present an overview of the preparation, planning, M&E, lessons learned and results.  There will be presentations from the beneficiaries themselves, covering the challenges they faced before the project and describing how the project has impacted their lives.


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This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series

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Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series

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The JSDF Dialogue Series was initiated by the World Bank Group Trust Funds and Partnerships (DFPTF), formerly the World Bank Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations (CFPTO), the World Bank Tokyo Office, and the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) in 2012, to disseminate the results from the program among practitioners, academia, CSOs, and other Japanese stakeholders. It aims to highlight the achievements and lessons learned from projects funded by JSDF around the world and to connect stakeholders and the Japanese general public with project beneficiaries and implementers for disseminating good practices and encouraging further communication and knowledge exchange among various actors. The Dialogue Series is hosted at TDLC on a quarterly basis.

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Session 1:Making Women’s Voices Count in Disaster Risk Reduction Programs

Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and the Pacific – 2011 Series

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Time: 11:00-14:00 (JST)

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Scott Wallace—World Bank

Women and men’s different needs, roles and opportunities put women and men differently at risk from disasters and influences emergency management strategies. Women and men experience disaster impacts differently in health, safety, community support, and resource needs at the household and community levels. It is therefore important that women’s and men’s particular vulnerabilities and needs are assessed and taken into consideration into Disaster Risk Management (DRM) strategies.

This session will provide participants with an understanding of the key findings and tools for taking into account women and men’s particular needs, roles and opportunities into DRM programs and share lessons learnt on how gender dimension can be incorporated in a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) and recovery programs.

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This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and the Pacific - 2011 Series

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