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SDDirect attends UN Expert group to debate gender strategies


SDDirect will be attending an expert group by UN Women and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) to debate gender equality strategies


The expert group will take place from 30 to 31 May at the UN Headquarters in New York. The aim of the meeting is to discuss “Strategies to Achieve Gender Equality and Empower all Women and Girls through the Gender-responsive Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.


SDDirect will be discussing the role of infrastructure and its potential for gender transformation, highlighting some of the work being undertaken by DFID's Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development (ICED) facility, of which SDDirect is a part of.


You can read more about the ICED facility and SDDirect's work on gender and inclusion below:



Photo credit: UN Women (Lebanon, 2015)