July 28, 2015
At the third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (July 2015) delegates debated questions about how and where funds will be allocated in the development agenda. Extensive negotiations identified gender-focussed spending as a priority, because investing in women and girls means everyone wins.
The Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women program, created by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs recognises that development can only occur when we invest in women and girls.
Read a brief overview of the outcomes of the conference here