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Joint Africa Conference on Gender Statistics

Gender Statistics Imperatives for Africa
Gender Statistics Imperatives for Africa
26 September, 2022 to 30 September, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya (Hybrid meeting)

Since 2017, the African Development Bank (AfDB), UN Women, and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have held joint regional conferences on gender statistics. The Africa Gender Statistics Conference is an annual forum for gender statistics producers and users to share best practices and develop common strategies to rationalize, harmonize and improve the measurement and use of gender statistics in Africa. 

This year, more than 100 African representatives from ministries, national statistical offices (NSOs), and civil society organizations (CSOs) directly involved in the production and use of gender statistics will convene in Nairobi, Kenya for the conference. 

Delegates will participate in interactive peer-led sessions to share new knowledge, tools, and guidelines, exchange best practices, and inform future action plans for gender statistics in Africa.

Under the theme ‘Gender Statistics Imperatives for Africa’, the conference will provide a platform for sector stakeholders to deliberate on the reconstitution of the Africa Group of Gender Statistics (AGGES) for the period 2022-2026 and disseminate and discuss the findings of the evaluation of Phase II of the Africa Programme on Gender Statistics (APGS II) and the Strategic Plan for Phase III of the Programme (APGS III, 2022-2026). 

Conference details:

  • Date: 26 to 30 September 2022

  • Location: In-person in Nairobi, Kenya. An online option is also available via Zoom registration here

  • Structure: The conference includes a mixture of interactive learning sessions and sharing of new knowledge such as recent guidelines, tools, and best practices on gender statistics in Africa. 

For further information, please contact:

Koffi Marc Kouakou
Statistician Economist
Gender, Women and Civil Society
Themba Munalula
Chief Statistician and Head
Statistics Department
Gender & Development Data Specialist
Gender Data Network Coordinator
UNECA UN Women (East & Southern Africa) UN Women (West & Central Africa)
Gonzaque Andre Rosalie
Gender Officer
Isabella Schmidt
Regional Gender Statistics Specialist
East and Southern Africa
Michele Serrousi
Regional Gender Statistics Specialist
West and Central Africa