How does economic empowerment of women enhance stability in fragile and transition contexts?

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Springannual Meetings

As part of the World Bank and IMF Civil Society Forum, WIP is co-hosting a session which will address the role women play in peace-building processes with particular attention given to access to finance, participation in food security and nutrition activities, and access to influence governance and decision making arenas.

Friday, 10 October



  • Laure Wessemius Chibrac, Director Cordaid Investments
  • Rahima Ahmad Abady, Member of Khurshed woman Cooperative in Balkh province
  • Caren Grown Senior Director CCSS, Global Practice Gender of the WB Group
  • Mme Marie-Louise Kamikazim, CEO of WISE (Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment) in Burundi.
  • Silvana Koch-Mehrin, CEO and Founder of the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) and Former Vice-President of the European Parliament.