Together with the European Union, UN Women implemented a global programme for women migrant workers from 2014 to 2017. UN Women Programme Manager Inkeri von Hase shares the results and lessons learned, including the vital role of collaborating with national and international stakeholders, and developing women’s capacity to advocate for their rights. | Read more.
Improving intra-African trade is increasingly on the radar as a crucial factor in the continent’s sustainable development, and donors are getting involved to support public-private dialogue and provide technical assistance. We hear from TradeMark East Africa’s Annette Mutaawe Ssemuwemba on reducing barriers to trade, ensuring sustainability, and the impact this work is having for women traders. | Read more.
Countries affected by conflict and fragility receive 64% of global aid, but it’s too often spent on fire-fighting, rather than the underlying causes of fragility, according to OECD experts. Capacity4dev hears from the authors of the latest OECD States of Fragility report about their new methodology for defining fragility, findings and recommendations. | Read more.