The InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-smart Solutions received the GIZ Gender Award
The InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-smart Solutions (CoE), co-financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Global Affairs Canada, has been awarded the second prize in the GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation) Gender Awards due to its exceptional approach regarding the promotion of gender equality.
In the course of the Gender Week 2022, the GIZ Gender Award honored global projects promoting gender equality and the elimination of existing gender-based discrimination. Contributing to the feminist foreign and development policy that Germany alongside other multi-national donors aims to implement. The InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-smart Solutions (CoE) achieved the second place in the GG1* category on Friday, March 11, 2022. This year, the committee received a total of 110 projects. Eight winners were awarded during the hybrid ceremony in Bonn, Germany. Parliamentary State Secretary Dr. Bärbel Kofler, Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, GIZ Management Board member, and Elke Siehl, Head of Division at GIZ, presented the award to the InsuResilience Global Partnership’s Secretariat. Every two years, GIZ invites global projects to participate in the Gender Competition.
Dr. Bärbel Kofler, Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, and Elke Siehl handing the award to the Gender Team of the InsuResilience Global Partnership’s Secretariat. ©DenissKacs
It is an honor for the InsuResilience CoE initiative to be among the award-winning contributors alongside other remarkable projects working on gender equality. The CoE proudly dedicates this award in particular to the members of the InsuResilience Gender Working Group for their contributions to its successful launch at COP26 and to all stakeholders for the continuous growth of this unique platform. A Gendered-smart approach to Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (CDRFI) is not yet a given. Recognitions like these further inspire and motivate the community to continue efforts in ensuring gender-responsive climate risk management and gender-mainstreaming in CDRFI.
For more information about the other award-winning projects, please visit: GIZ Gender Award 2022.
*GG1 – Gender equality is an important and deliberate objective of the respective project.