Meetings

Seminar on the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective

1-2 November 2017   Rome, Italy

UNSD in collaboration with FAO organized a seminar on 1-2 November 2017 to present the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective, developed under the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project. The seminar provided an overview of the key components of the guidelines, shared lessons learned from 7 pilot countries that tested the methodology and solicited reflection and feedback from all countries.

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Technical Meeting on the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective

5-6 May 2017   New York, USA

Under the EDGE project, the United Nations Statistics Division organised a Technical Meeting on the draft UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective. Held in New York from 5-6 May, 2017, the technical meeting provided an overview of the key components of the guidelines and solicited input on the remaining technical issues requiring resolution.

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Side Event to the 48th UN Statistical Commission

4 March 2017   New York, USA

At a side event to the 48th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission, the EDGE project presented the key recommendations of the draft UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective and solicited feedback from stakeholders.

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Asian Development Bank Regional Workshop for Post Field Work Discussion of the EDGE Pilot Surveys

14-16 December 2015   Bangkok, Thailand

In collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the United Nations Statistics Division, under the EDGE project, facilitated a Regional Workshop for Post Field Work Discussions of the EDGE pilot surveys. The workshop was attended by participants from the three EDGE pilot countries funded by the ADB - Georgia, Mongolia and the Philippines, as well as resource persons on sampling and measuring the gender asset gap.

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EDGE Project Midterm Review Technical Meeting

3-5 December 2014   Kitakyushu-city, Japan

The UN Statistics Division and the UN Women, in collaboration with the Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women (KFAW), organized a Mid-term Review Technical Meeting of the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) initiative. Standing at the mid-point of the project, the meeting took stock of progress made by the EDGE initiative to date since its inception in 2013.

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EDGE Technical Meeting on Measuring Entrepreneurship from a Gender Perspective

5-6 December 2013   New York, USA

Under the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) initiative, the UN Statistics Division and the UN Women held a meeting with national statisticians, partner agencies, regional commissions and scholars to take stock of available research and data on gender and entrepreneurship and to identify EDGE’s contribution in this area. The meeting marked the beginning of EDGE’s work to develop methodological guidelines on measuring entrepreneurship from a gender perspective.

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EDGE Follow-up Meeting on Measuring Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective

21st November 2013   New York, USA

The United Nations Statistics Division, in collaboration with the World Bank Living Standards Measurement Study team, organised a follow-up meeting on measuring asset ownership from a gender perspective to design a methodological survey experiment on respondent selection protocols for measuring individual-level asset ownership in household surveys.

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2nd EDGE Technical Meeting on Measuring Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective

30 July - 2 August 2013   Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and UN Women, in collaboration with the Statistics Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), organised a Technical Meeting on Measuring Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective. The meeting was organized under the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project and brought together national statisticians, partner agencies and regional commissions to discuss the draft Technical Report on Measuring Individual Level Asset Ownership and Control.

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