CONF: World Bank Europe/Central Asia Gender Conference

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Subject: CONF: World Bank Europe/Central Asia Gender Conference
From: Jyothi Kanics (jkanics@igc.org)
Date: Wed Apr 21 1999 - 17:42:53 EDT


>From: Jyothi Kanics <jkanics@igc.org>
>Subject: CONF: World Bank Europe/Central Asia Gender Conference

>The World Bank is organizing a conference on gender issues for the
>Europe/Central Asia region. This conference will take place at World Bank
>headquarters in Washington DC from 7-8 June. We are interested in inviting a
>combination of academics and activists (both from the US and Europe/Central
>Asia
>region) to speak on a variety of issues affecting women of the region. The
>conference is organized around 7 general themes:
>
>-law in transition
>-employment/unemployment
>-health/education/childcare/elderly
>-agriculture/rural women
>-microcredit/lending
>-violence/trafficking
>-culture/politics/state/religion
>
>If you are interested in participating, please send a CV and brief writing
>sample on the topic to this address (labirafeh@worldbank.org) or to fax
>1-202-522-2753 as soon as possible. Feel free to circulate this as you see
>fit.
>Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes, and interpretation is available
>for
>non-Anglophones. Some funding will be made available, however details have
yet
>to be determined. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have further
>questions. Thank you for your help. I look forward to hearing from you.
>
>Best Regards,
>Lina Abirafeh
>Europe/Central Asia Region
>The World Bank
>
>


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