Tuesday, May 10, 2011


ONLINE DISCUSSION: Linking Gender, Poverty, and Environment

The Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) would like to invite you to participate in an online discussion titled Linking Gender, Poverty, and Environment to Promote Sustainable Development, that will run from May 2 through June 14, 2011. The discussion will be held in three phases and each phase will focus on a particular topic outlined below.

Phase I. Understanding the Dynamics of the Gender-Poverty-Environment Links: will establish a common frame of reference for discussing gender-poverty –environment links.

Phase II. Promoting a Positive Spiral: will examine potential applications of the study findings and online discussion insights to address issues emerging  from consultations for the forthcoming World Bank Environment Strategy.

Phase III. Developing Tools for Positive Gender Equality-Poverty Reduction-Environment Sustainability Links: will critique and enhance draft tools to guide decision-makers in sustainable development sectors.

Your participation in this discussion will be acknowledged in the final report Linking Gender, Poverty, and Environment to Promote Sustainable Development.

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