This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change. More
- Accountability in the UN system (21)
- UN system coordination (17)
- Monitoring, evaluation and reporting (15)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (12)
- Women in the UN system (11)
- Monitoring and evaluation (7)
- Gender mainstreaming (6)
- Capacity development (4)
- Partnerships (2)
- Accountability (2)
- Financing for gender equality (2)
- Results-based management (2)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (2)
- Gender equality and inequality (2)
- Governance and national planning (2)
- HIV and AIDS (2)
- Crisis response and recovery (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Human rights–based approach (1)
- Disaster risk reduction (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Humanitarian action (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
- Ending violence against women and girls (1)
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Monday, November 30, 2020
UN Women leads and coordinates a United Nations system–wide network of more than 300 gender focal points. The Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the United Nations brings the network together in person and supports the gender focal points in their ongoing work to enhance gender parity and an enabling environment in their respective entities. This report provides a summary of the 2020 global annual meeting, key conclusions and best practices from the sessions.
Monday, December 2, 2019
This report provides a summary of the 2019 Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the United Nations, organized in September 2019. It includes conclusions from the sessions and action points for accelerating gender parity efforts and implementing an enabling environment across the UN system. The report concludes with remarks by the UN Women Executive Director and recognition of good examples of implementing the “Enabling environment guidelines”.
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Issue 15 of TRANSFORM focuses on governance and national planning (GNP), an area of work that has contributed to UN Women’s identity and for which it is recognized and valued. The evaluation of UN Women’s GNP portfolio from 2011 to 2017 assessed the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, and extent to which human rights approach and gender equality principles were integrated adequately in UN Women’s approach to GNP.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
In this report, the UN Secretary-General assesses the status of women in the United Nations system for the period from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017. Since the previous report, the representation of women in the Professional and higher categories in the United Nations system has increased from 42.8 per cent to 44.2 per cent. The largest increases were registered at the highest levels (Under-Secretary-General and Assistant Secretary-General), which is a direct result of the efforts of the Secretary-General in line with his commitment to reach parity at the highest levels by 2021.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Governance and national planning (GNP) is an area of work that has contributed to UN Women’s identity and for which it is recognized and valued. The evaluation of UN Women's GNP portfolio from 2011 to 2017 assessed the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, and extent to which human rights approach and gender equality principles were integrated adequately in UN Women’s approach to GNP.
Saturday, June 1, 2019
The report details key results achieved by UN Women through its role in humanitarian action in collaboration with its partners in 2018. This spans from promoting accountability for gender globally and locally and addressing the immediate needs of crisis-affected women and girls, to strengthening the resilience of the affected populations by empowering women and girls.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The “Enabling environment guidelines for the United Nations system” will support efforts to create a working environment that embraces equality, eradicates bias, and is inclusive of all staff. These guidelines include good practices and recommendations on workplace flexibility, family-friendly policies, and standards of conduct, as well as on recruitment and talent management.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
This publication intends to support policy makers, employers, and activists by sharing UN Women’s work on this topic and offering new guidance on policy and practice on sexual harassment.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
This report provides a summary of the Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the United Nations, held in October 2018.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
This report provides a summary of the Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the UN, organized in November 2017 in Geneva.