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Training for Gender Equality: Twenty Years On

22 September 2015

Training for Gender Equality: Twenty Years On analyses how training for gender equality has evolved from the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (PFA) to the present day. More

TRANSFORM – The magazine for gender-responsive evaluation – Issue 3, August 2015

31 August 2015

In the third issue of “TRANSFORM — The magazine for gender-responsive evaluation,” the UN Women Independent Evaluation Office aims to make more accessible good practices and lessons learned from the recently concluded “Evaluation of UN Women’s normative support work and its operational linkages.” More

Beijing+20: Past, present and future. The representation of women and the United Nations system

09 March 2015

The Beijing Platform for Action mandates the full participation of women in the decision-making, including within the UN system. Twenty years later, statistical trends and future projections on representation within the UN system are analysed, and action points to overcome obstacles and accelerate progress are presented. More

Summary Report: The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action turns 20

20 February 2015

Progress, challenges and lessons learned on realizing gender equality, the empowerment of women and human rights of women and girls in the post-2015 context are analysed in this summary of the Report of the Secretary-General on the 20-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, prepared by UN Women. More

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, Beijing +5 Political Declaration and Outcome

19 January 2015

Considered the most progressive blueprint ever for advancing women's rights, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action has been reprinted in this special edition, which also includes a copy of the political declaration reached at the 23rd special session of the General Assembly in 2000, which reviewed progress towards the Platform for Action five years after its adoption. More

Quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system (A/RES/67/226)

22 January 2013

The Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review of Operational Activities for Development (QCPR) was adopted by the General Assembly on 21 December 2012. It provides intergovernmental direction for the UN system’s operational activities for development, especially at the country level over the period 2013 – 2017. The QCPR resolution puts a strong emphasis on accountability, while underscoring the importance of ensuring system-wide coherence in both programmatic and operational terms. It also reaffirms the findings of the evaluation of the Delivering as One (DaO) initiative, namely that system-wide coherence helps to promote greater attention to, and focus on, gender equality and the empowerment of women in the UN system’s programming, advocacy and policy work at a national level. More

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system (ECOSOC resolution 2012/24)

27 July 2012

Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system. More

Trafficking in women and girls: Report of the Secretary-General (A/67/170)

23 July 2012

Pursuant to resolution 65/190 of the General Assembly, the present report provides information on measures by Member States and activities within the United Nations system to tackle trafficking in women and girls. Conclusions are drawn and specific recommendations for future action made. More

Quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system: Report of the Secretary-General (A/67/93–E/2012/79)

11 June 2012

This report reviews efforts to enhance the coherence, effectiveness, efficiency and impact of the United Nations operational activities for development. The report highlights a number of achievements and notes areas here further progress is required. Advancement on some issues hinges on the ctions of Member States. There is also the need for the organization to adapt to the changing development landscape and to reposition operational activities o the United Nations system in order to better avail itself of partnership oportunities as well as to operationalize development norms and frameworks. The report recognizes that the establishment of UN Women has begun to reinvigorate implementation of the gender equality and women’s empowerment agenda within the United Nations system. More

Improvement of the situation of women in rural areas: 2011 report of the Secretary-General (A/66/181)

25 July 2011

The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 64/140, reviews the activities undertaken by Member States and United Nations entities to empower rural women and contains recommendations for consideration by the Assembly. More

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system (ECOSOC resolution 2011/6)

14 July 2011

Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system. More

Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (A/RES/65/191)

03 March 2011

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on the follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly. More

Progress in mainstreaming a gender perspective in the development, implementation and evaluation of national policies and programmes, with a particular focus on access and participation of women and girls in education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work: Report of the Secretary-General (E/CN.6/2011/5)

03 December 2010

The present report examines the extent to which women’s and girls’ access to and participation in formal and non-formal education and training translate into full employment and decent work. It provides recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women. More

Keeping the promise: United to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (A/RES/65/1)

19 October 2010

The outcome document for the Millennium Development Goals Summit was adopted by the General Assembly by consensus on 22 September 2010. It includes an action agenda for achieving the goals by 2015. More

Women and peace and security: Report of the Secretary-General (S/2010/498)

28 September 2010

A set of indicators for use at the level to track implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000). Published in the report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on Women and Peace and Security 2010. More

Women’s participation in peacebuilding: Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/354–S/2010/466)

07 September 2010

The report analyses the needs of women and girls in post-conflict situations; identifies the challenges to women’s participation in preventing, resolving and recovering from conflict; and specifies national and international measures aimed at ensuring that women’s priorities are addressed, their right to full participation is realized, a gender perspective is applied to peacebuilding, and all public actions are consistent with States’international human rights obligations. More

Trafficking in women and girls: Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/209)

02 August 2010

In resolution 63/156, the General Assembly highlighted the need to protect and assist all victims of trafficking, with full respect for their human rights. It outlined concrete measures, addressing them to States and other stakeholders, to prevent and eliminate trafficking in persons, especially women and children. The present report addresses this issue. More

Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women: Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/208)

02 August 2010

In resolution 63/155 on intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women, the General Assembly recognized that violence against women was rooted in unequal power relations between men and women and constituted an impediment to the ability of women to make use of their capabilities. This report contains information provided by Member States on their follow-up activities to implement this resolution. More

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system (ECOSOC resolution 2010/29)

23 July 2010

An Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system. More

Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (A/RES/64/141)

18 February 2010

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on the follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly. More

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