Policy Lab



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A project created by the School of Policy Scuola di Politiche founded by Enrico Letta, former Italian Prime Minister. Martina Ortolani and Clara Latini from Decision-Making Ideas present new policies for women in STEM to members of the Italian Parliament, OECD advisors, professors, and entrepreneurs. Supervisors of the project: Enrico Giovannini, SDSN, former Minister of Labour and Social Policies in the Italian Government, President of the Italian Statistical Institute, Director of Statistics and Chief Statistician of OECD Giliberto Capano, Professor Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa Andrea Gavosto, Director Agnelli Foundation.

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G20 Leader’s Declaration

This is how you positively shape the society!

Check the official G20 Leader’s Declaration: G20-Declaration and compare the Y20 Communiqué 

On Women’s Empowerment, the leaders focused on Access to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) “related trainings and occupations is therefore key to establish an enabling environment for women’s empowerment. We welcome the launch of the #eSkills4Girls initiative.”

This is a great achievement for the Youth Leaders and the Women20 Summits!



Empowering women

Gender equality is one of 17 Global Goals that make up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goals aim to end discrimination against women around the world.

Empowering women and promoting gender equality is crucial to accelerating sustainable development.

There are still severe inequalities in access to paid employment. Sexual violence, the unequal division of unpaid domestic work, and discrimination in public decision making remain huge barriers.

Ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health, and affording women equal rights to economic resources and encouraging more women leaders across all regions will help strengthen policies for a better gender equality.

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