Gender Exchange with African and Islamic Development Banks

16 December 2013 -- The Gender teams of ADB, African Development Bank (AfDB) and Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) met from 9-11 December to share knowledge on mainstreaming gender equality issues in operations.

ADB's VP Lohani and members of the Gender Communities of Practice on 9-11 December met with AfDB's Gender and Social Development Division Manager Ginette Yoman, and IsDB's Gender Coordinator Kristonia Lockhart and NGO Specialist Rafif Alam.

The 3 days of consultations focused on knowledge sharing on institutional policies and strategies, and exchange of experiences on mainstreaming gender equality issues in operations.

Potential areas of future collaboration were also discussed. See AfDB and IsDB presentations.