The outcome of the Commission’s consideration of the priority theme takes the form of agreed conclusions, negotiated by all Member States.
The Commission on the Status of Women adopted agreed conclusions on “Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development”, on 24 March 2016.
The Commission on the Status of Women adopted:
- a resolution on “Multi-year programme of work of the Commission on the Status of Women”, for action by the Economic and Social Council, without a vote
- a resolution on the “Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women”, by a recorded vote (20 in favour to 2 against, with 11 abstentions), for action by the Economic and Social Council
- a resolution on “Release of women and children taken hostage, including those subsequently imprisoned, in armed conflicts”, without a vote
- a resolution on “Women, the girl child and HIV and AIDS”, without a vote
These resolutions are included in the report of the Commission (E/2016/27).