Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
international women's colloquium
The President Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) and President Halonen
(Finland) together with participants in the International Women's
Colloquium, and as signatories of the Monrovia Declaration, urge
leaders of the G20 countries, meeting in London on 2 April 2009
earmark funds for women in all responses to the financial crisis
including recovery and stimulus packages ; and
ensure appropriate delivery mechanisms are in place and
functioning to channel trade financing to women.
World Bank: 'The
Financial Crisis, Trade and the Effects on Women'
'Trade Finance: Make it Work for Women'
Japan Times: 'Economic meltdown has a woman's
interview of Ms Francis at the International Colloquium on Women's
Trade at Hand for
Liberia's Market Women