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The Advisory Group on Gender Equality will assist WWAP in mainstreaming gender equality considerations in its activities and products, in particular the World Water Development Report (WWDR). It will ...

The Advisory Group on Gender Equality will assist WWAP in mainstreaming gender equality considerations in its activities and products, in particular the World Water Development Report (WWDR). It will provide guidance and feedback on the design and implementation of the programme's gender mainstreaming strategy, provide expertise, and suggest actions as needed.

The Advisory Group on Gender Equality will initially serve through the 4th phase of WWAP, until the end of 2012.

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  •  The Advisory Group on Gender Equality will assist WWAP in mainstreaming gender equality considerations in its activities and products, in particular the World Water Development Report (WWDR). It will provide guidance and feedback on the design and implementation of the programmes gender mainstreaming strategy, provide expertise, and suggest actions as needed. The Advisory Group on Gender Equality will initially serve through the 4th phase of WWAP, until the end of 2012.
  •  Co-Chairs S. Gülser Corat is the Director of UNESCOs Division for Gender Equality in the Office of the Director-General. Before joining UNESCO in September 2004, she pursued a dual career in the academe and international development. Her academic work included research and teaching in the field of political economy at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa in Canada. As an international development practitioner, she was a senior international development advisor for various bilateral development agencies (Canadian International Development Agency and the International Development Research Center), for multi-lateral lending institutions (the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank), UN agencies (UNDP and UNCTAD) and for civil society organizations, especially in Asia and Africa. She also has private sector experience as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of an international consulting company (ECI Consulting, Inc.) in Canada.
  •  Ms Athukorala is a multidisciplinary skilled professional, internationally recognised for her work in IWRM, gender and water. Crossing disciplinary and academic boundaries to water management from her 12 years previous experience as a university teacher in languages and cultural studies, she holds a MSc in Managing Rural Change, from the Imperial College at Wye, University of London. She has been a pioneer researcher in gender and water in Sri Lanka. She has spent a large part of the past decade in establishing and growing an array of national and international organisations related to water management including SaciWATERS (South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Studies, Hyderabad – India); Network of Women Water Professionals, Sri Lanka (NetWwater); Global Water Partnership (GWP) and Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) Netherlands. She works as consultant and resource person with a range of national and international organisations in water management and development studies. View slide
  •  Members Ms. Corzo Perovic, a native of Peru, holds a Master of Science degree in International Development with a specialization in Population and Development from London School of Economics (LSE). Her dissertation research was on the feminization of migration. Moreover, Ms. Corzo Perovic has obtained a Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Maryland College Park in the U.S. and studied Corporate Marketing in Peru. In her professional activities, Ms. Corzo Perovic was an advisor for a number of non-government organizations (NGOs) in Peru and has worked with a number of international development organizations in the US. She has over six years of experience in research, project implementation, and monitoring of programs in gender-related issues mainly in the Latin American and the Caribbean region. View slide
  •  Irene Dankelman is an ecologist by background. Already as a student she was a strong environmental activist. For over 30 years she has been active as a professional working in the area of environment and sustainable development, working with national and international NGOs, government agencies, academia and the UN(UNIFEM, UNEP). Since the Womens Conference in Nairobi in 1985 she is specifically focusing her work on gender and environment. Together with Joan Davidson she published the book "Women and Environment in the Third World" (Earthscan, 1988). From that time on she has been working as a lecturer, researcher, consultant, writer and senior advisor in the area of sustainable development and gender issues, and contributed to a wide range of publications and presentations on these subjects. Recently she authored and edited the book "Gender and Climate Change: An Introduction" (Earthscan, 2010).
  •  Manal Eid is master degree holder in gender studies. She has been working in the field of development specializing in gender issue for the past 15 years. She has worked on gender issues in several fields such as health, education and sanitation, but has extensive experience in the water sector. In the water sector, she has worked on mainstreaming gender in the policies and programs of the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation. Working as a gender specialist and consultant for several programs and projects, she has managed to reinstitute gender in participatory water management and involve women as active participants in water management in Egypt. As a gender advisor for the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, she provided technical assistance on gender awareness and mainstreaming strategies in Egypts national water resource plan and developed the gender strategy for the ministrys gender unit. In addition, she has also designed, initiated and managed gender empowerment programs in different fields of health and education.
  •  Mr. Hamdy is Emeritus Professor in Water Resources Management at Center International de Hautes Etudes Agronomiques Mediterraneennes (CIHEAM) / Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari, Italy. He received his Ph.D in Soil and water science in 1972. Prof. Hamdy is a recognized international expert in the field of water resources management with more than 35 years of professional experiences in coordinating the educational, training, research programmes and net working activities, having been the director of research at Bari institute from 1980 to 2006. He coordinated several regional projects supported by international organizations such as the European Commission, the World Bank, IFAD, UNDP and FAO. He is also member of IWRA and ICID working group on capacity building training and education (WG.CBTE), GWP/Med, WWC and the board of governors, Arab Water Council (AWC).