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Achieving Gender Equality for Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture


5 July 2017, Rome – Held during the 40th Session of the FAO Conference, this Special Event builds on the outcomes and the deliberations of several events organized recently by FAO, including the High-level Event on Rural Women that took place on 16 December 2016 and the celebration of the International Women’s Day 2017. The overall objective is to give government representatives, UN entities, the private sector, civil society and other stakeholders a dynamic occasion to reflect on emerging opportunities to promote gender equality and rural women’s empowerment at country level including but not limited to the context of climate change and showcase how FAO is supporting countries in this regard.