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System-wide strategy on gender parity

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The “United Nations’ system-wide strategy on gender parity” provides a roadmap to reach parity at the senior levels of leadership in the organization by 2021, and across the board by 2028. In particular, it covers targets and accountability, special measures, an enabling environment, senior appointments, and mission settings. More

Improvement in the status of women in the United Nations system: Report of the Secretary-General (2017)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

This report (A/72/220) provides information on the status of women in the United Nations system during the reporting period from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2015, including on progress made and obstacles encountered in achieving gender balance and up-to-date statistics and recommendations for accelerating progress. More

Improvement in the status of women in the United Nations system: Report of the Secretary-General (2017)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

This report (A/72/220) provides information on the status of women in the United Nations system during the reporting period from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2015, including on progress made and obstacles encountered in achieving gender balance and up-to-date statistics and recommendations for accelerating progress. More

Status of women in the United Nations system

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

This publication examines the representation of women in the United Nations system at all levels and locations, by entity, and across various dimensions: representation, staff selection, appointment, career advancement and separation. It provides quantitative and qualitative data analysis on the United Nations’ progress towards gender parity, and includes examples of entity practices in key areas that impact the status of women. More

Extracting equality — a guide

Monday, November 3, 2014

Extracting Equality — A Guide is a practical tool which assists individuals and organizations involved in the extractive industries in integrating gender into each stage of the extractive value chain. At each step, the toolkit offers a clear picture of the specific considerations to make and questions to ask in order to ensure women are not left out of natural resource governance. More

Improvement in the status of women in the United Nations system: Report of the Secretary-General (2014)

Monday, August 25, 2014

This report (A/69/346) provides information on the status of women in the United Nations system during the reporting period from 31 December 2011 to 31 December 2013, including on progress made and obstacles encountered in achieving gender balance and up-to-date statistics and recommendations for accelerating progress. More

UNDP gender equality strategy 2014–2017

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Gender equality and the empowerment of women are at the heart of United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) development mandate. With this Gender EqualityStrategy 2014-2017, UNDP is well placed to ensure that gender equality and the empowerment of women are integrated into every aspect of its work to support countries to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities and exclusion. More

Guide on gender mainstreaming: Energy and climate change projects

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The guide aims at helping the staff of United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s Energy and Climate Change Branch (ECC) to apply a gender perspective into their work and, more specifically, to mainstream gender throughout the project cycle. The guide can also be useful for national and local counterparts, agencies, international and private-sector partners, and individual experts who work closely with the ECC branch on issues of interest. More

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system (ECOSOC resolution E/2013/L.14)

Friday, June 28, 2013

The Economic and Social Council resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system. More

Gender mainstreaming in the work of UNODC

Saturday, June 1, 2013

A guidance note for gender mainstreaming in the work of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been prepared for staff members. More

Two Roads, One Goal: Dual Strategy for Gender Equality Programming in the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund

Friday, March 1, 2013

The joint study Two Roads, One Goal, funded and supported by the Spanish MDG Achievement Fund (MDGF) and conducted by UNDP and UN Women examines the MDGF’s application of its dual strategy for the achievement of gender equality through joint programming. More

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

Tuesday, January 22, 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

Making joint gender programmes work: Guide for design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

This guide aims to help the UN system, including UN Country Teams, Gender Theme Groups, UN entities and national stakeholders to improve the development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of joint gender programmes. Best practices and lessons learned from recent experiences in this area of programming to support the UN system in addressing gender equality challenges are featured. More

Laws and policies

Thursday, December 6, 2012

UN General Assembly resolutions agreed by Member States help shape UN policies and practices to advance the status of women. More

Focal points for women

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Based at UN Women, the Focal Point for Women in the UN System is mandated to monitor and report on the status of women in the United Nations system, serving as the chief advocate for monitoring and improving the status of women across the system and assisting the UN Secretary-General in achieving the General Assembly–mandated goal of 50:50 gender balance at all levels in the UN system. More

Improvement of the status of women in the United Nations system: Report of the Secretary-General (2012)

Monday, October 1, 2012

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 65/191, the present report provides information on the status of women in the United Nations system, including up-to-date statistics, information on progress made and obstacles encountered in achieving gender balance, and recommendations for accelerating progress. More

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

Friday, July 27, 2012

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

Monday, June 11, 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

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

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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

Promoting gender equality: An equity-focused approach to programming: Operational guidance overview

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

This document provides a conceptual overview of the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ of promoting gender equality, as well as guidance on concrete steps to be undertaken across all medium-term strategic plan focus areas and throughout the programme cycle to promote equality between girls and boys, as well as between women and men. More

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