Secretary-General’s report and resolution summary: How to improve the representation of women at the United Nations

This summary publication is based on the Secretary-General’s report on the “Improvement in the status of women in the United Nations system”. The report is published biennially by UN Women, based on its mandate to monitor and report on the status of women and progress of gender parity in the UN system.

This publication provides a summary of the key statistics on the representation of women in the UN system, barriers to achieving gender parity, and recommended actions to assist UN entities to reach gender parity.

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