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ARTNeT/UNDP Workshop on Trade and Gender Linkages

Date
15-17 September 2010
Venue
Bangkok, Thailand
Organizer
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
United Nations Development Programme
Objective
To examine gender-sensitive data collection through gender-disaggregated statistics and time-use studies, and explore impacts of trade policies on gender equality in areas such as employment and trade facilitation.
Documentation
Presentations:

Wednesday, 15 September 2010: Conducting gender-aware analyses

Linking gender, development and trade
Yumiko Yamamoto, UNDP

Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women Section
Beverly Jones, ESCAP

Research presentation: Trade Liberalization and Gender Segregation in the Informal Sector in India
Shilpi Kapur, The Energy and Resources Institute

Engendering statistics: Formal and informal sectors employment
Margarita Guerrero, Regional Advisor, ESCAP Statistics Division

Engendering statistics: Time use surveys
Margarita Guerrero

Thursday, 16 September 2010: Exploring gender and trade linkages

Importance of Gender in Economic Analysis
Selim Raihan, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling

Social Accounting Matrix: a General Equilibrium Data Set
Selim Raihan

How to Make Gendered Social Accounting matrix
Selim Raihan

Modelling Gender Impacts of Policy Reforms in Bangladesh
Selim Raihan

Gender Mainstreaming in Transport and Trade Facilitation
Kyoko Kusakabe, Asian Institute of Technology

Gender Mainstreaming in Value Chain Interventions
Annemarie Reerink, International Labour Organization

Friday, 17 September 2010: Exploring Gender and Trade Linkages (continued) and Group Work on Research Proposal

Trade and gender linkages in services liberalization
GATS Mode 3 Biplove Choudhary, UNDP
GATS Mode 4 Melanie Ramjoué, ESCAP Trade and Investment Division

Mainstreaming gender awareness into trade negotiations
Overview Yumiko Yamamoto, UNDP
Indian case study Rajan Ratna, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Research presentation: Women Workers, Behavioural Rationality and Labour Market: Evidence from the readymade garment sector in Bangladesh
Md. Gazi Salah Uddin, East West University
Participants
Call for application
Reading materials
Programme
List of participants
Reading materials
Contact
Ms. Melanie Ramjoue
Associate Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, ESCAP
Email: ramjoue@un.org

Last updated: 22 September 2010
 

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