Nehad Abolkomsan was Appointed as a Member in the World Bank Advisory Council on Gender and Development

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Nehad Abolkomsan, a lawyer and women’s rights expert, was appointed as a member in the World Bank Advisory Council on Gender and Development
The Council’s objectives are to consider progress on, and constraints to, gender equality globally, and to provide feedback and advice for the World Bank’s work on gender equality
Current Members are 20 from different countries worldwide:
1. Penny Abeywardena: Head of Girls & Women and Associate Director of Commitments, Clinton Global Initiative
2. Christian Friis Bach: Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark
3. Elizabeth Broderick: Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australia
4. Winnie Byanyima: Executive Director, Oxfam International
5. Maria Eitel: President and CEO, The Nike Foundation
6. Hillevi Engström: Minister for International Development Cooperation, Sweden
7. Justine Greening: Secretary of State for International Development, UK
8. Viviana Caro Hinojosa: Minister of Development Planning, Bolivia
9. Indira Jaising: Additional Solicitor General and Director of Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative (LCWRI), India
10. Nursyahbani Katjasungkana: National Coordinator LBH-APIK, Indonesian Legal Aid Association for Women
11. Irene Khan: Director-General, International Development Law Organization
12. Nehad Aboul Komsan: Chairperson, Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights
13. Zhang Lixi: President, China Women’s University
14. Kaifala Marah: Minister of Finance, Sierra Leone
15. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women
16. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Nigeria
17. Catherine M. Russell: Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, United States Department of State
18. Maria Fernanda Teixeira: Senior Vice President, First Data Brazil
19. Melanne Verveer: Executive Director, Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Georgetown University
20. Samia Zekaria: Director General, Central Statistical Agency, Ethiopia
It is worth mentioning that Mrs. Nehad Abolkomsan is a member of UNWomen’s Global Civil Society Advisory Group
the link on the world Bank website.


Media coverage to some of Arabic channels and news web sites on the press release of the appointment of Nehad Aboul Qomsan as a Member in the World Bank Advisory Council on Gender and Development ( Please note that all media coverage are in Arabic language)

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