UN System Coordination Library
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Status of women in the United Nations system

13 December 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

03 November 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

UNDP gender equality strategy 2014–2017

01 January 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

01 January 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)

28 June 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

01 June 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

01 March 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)

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

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

01 January 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

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

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

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

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

01 June 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

ILO participatory gender audit: Relevance and use for the United Nations and its agencies

01 January 2011

This International Labour Organization (ILO) publication offers guidance on how the Participatory Gender Audit methodology can support and strengthen efforts of joint UN programming on gender equality at the country-level particularly in the framework of the UN “Delivering as One” process, mainstream gender into the agencies’ individual and collective work, and highlight ways to achieve parity between male and female officials in staffing. 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

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

Country programming framework: Integrating gender issues

01 January 2010

These guidelines provide practical guidance to support Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) representatives and officers from headquarters and decentralized offices in integrating gender equality concerns into the Country Programming Framework (CPF). More

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system (ECOSOC resolution 2009/12)

28 July 2009

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

Progress in mainstreaming a gender perspective in the development, implementation and evaluation of national policies and programmes, with a particular focus on the equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including caregiving in the context of HIV/AIDS: Report of the Secretary-General (E/CN.6/2009/4)

18 December 2008

The present report assesses the extent to which attention to gender perspectives has been mainstreamed in the development, implementation and evaluation of national policies and programmes, with a particular focus on the equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including caregiving in the context of HIV/AIDS, and provides recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women. More

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system (ECOSOC resolution 2008/34)

25 July 2008

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

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