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Women, Business and the Law 2019

March 4th, 2019
18:00 – 19:15 GMT / 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)

Reykjavik, Iceland

Join the presentation and discussion on the World Bank’s new report Women, Business and the Law 2019: A Decade of Reform. The study introduces a new index that looks at milestones across the arc of a woman’s career, from freedom of mobility through to getting a pension, and legal protections associated with each of these stages. The data spans a ten-year period where 187 economies are scored according to eight indicators. 

Speakers

Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank

Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson

Iceland's Minister for Foreign Affairs

Ulla Tørnæs

Danish Minister for Development Cooperation

Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir

Chair of the Executive Board of Women Political Leaders

Gender Development Officer at the Ministry of Gender, Children Disability and Social Welfare of Malawi