NIRAS Indevelop at the IMF conference on Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality
Catharina Schmitz, country director for NIRAS Indevelop, and Maja Bosnic, Team Leader for the Gender Budgeting project in Ukraine, participates in the IMF conference adressing how fiscal policies can adress gender inequalities.
On Monday November 7, IMF organised the conference where Catharina and Maja participated and contributed with learning and experiences from the Gender Budgeting project in Ukraina, managed by NIRAS Indevelop and CPM Latvia,
The conference started with a panel on how fiscal policies can contribute to gender equality and women’s advancement, and featured Ms. Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, Ms. Julie Delahanty, Executive Director, Oxfam Canada, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women, and Ms. Laura Tyson, Professor of Business Administration and Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Ms. Sheila MacVicar served as the master of ceremonies and moderated the first panel.