Launch of the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

September 24, 2020

Launch of the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

September 24, 2020

Please join us for a United Nations General Assembly side event by UNDP and UN Women introducing the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker.


Start date: 28 September 2020 | Start time: 12:00 UTC-04:00

End date: 28 September 2020 | End time: 13:30 UTC-04:00

Location: Online, Zoom


The tracker compiles and analyses more than 2500 policies from 206 countries and territories to assess what governments are doing to address violence against women, ensure women's economic security, and support unpaid care.




-Opening remarks:


Achim Steiner, Administrator, UNDP
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women

-Presentation of the tracker:


Sarah Hendriks, Director of Policy, Programme and Intergovernmental Support Division, UN Women
Raquel Lagunas, Director ai, Gender Team, UNDP


-Panel and Q&A:


Elisabeth Gómez Alcorta, Minister of Women, Genders and Diversity, Argentina
Mariana Mazzucato, Professor, University College London
Hakima Abbas, Executive Director, AWID

-Closing remarks:


Mirjana Spoljaric, Assistant Secretary General, Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS, UNDP



Anne Marie M. Goetz, Clinical Professor, Center for Global Affairs, NYU




Join the event on Zoom (no RSVP required).


The event is in English. Interpretation is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish.


Watch a recording of the event


Also available in Spanish, French and Arabic.