UN-Women Executive Board


The Executive Board governs the operational activities of UN-Women and provides operational policy guidance to the Entity (General Assembly resolution 64/289, paragraph 57(b)).

The rules of procedure of the Executive Board (UNW/2011/6) was adopted by the Board in 2011. Functions and working methods are described in the Informal Guide to the UN-Women Executive Board.

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UN-Women Executive Board Calendar 2020

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UN Women Strategic Plan 2018–2021

UN Women Strategic Plan 2018–2021
The Strategic Plan 2018–2021 outlines UN Women’s strategic direction, objectives and approaches to support efforts to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. It supports the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and contributes to the gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. More

UN Women Annual Report 2016–2017

Annual Report 2016–2017
The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information. More

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