Fifth UN Women Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Leaders’ Forum

This forum provides an opportunity to exchange up-to-date knowledge and good practices related to the implementation of integrated safe city and safe public spaces programmes with women and girls that help to achieve the Beijing Platform for Action, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the New Urban Agenda.
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Event type: Conferences, meetings, symposiums

Start date: 26 February 2020 | Start time: 09:00 UTC01:00
End date: 28 February 2020 | End time: 18:00 UTC01:00

Location: Sofitel Rabat Jardin des Roses Hotel, Impasse Souiss, Rabat, Morocco

Event description

UN Women’s Fifth Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Leaders’ Biennial Forum will be held in Rabat, Morocco, on the theme “Integrated action and building to scale safe and empowering city and public space initiatives with women and girls”.

It will include 250 leaders/experts from 22 countries, including those participating in comprehensive human rights and evidence-based programmes in the Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Initiative. This includes grassroots women and girls/women’s and community-based organizations, national and local governments, research institutions/partners, representatives from the private sector, and other partners from global women’s safety networks.

The forum aims to share and discuss results, keys lessons learned, and support new partnerships to advance the international knowledge base and programme action on safe cities and safe public spaces for women and girls.

(Note: Attendance at this forum is by invitation only.)

Sponsored by: UN Women Headquarters, with the support of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation

More information:
  • Contact person: Ms. Lizzette Soria safe.cities[at] +1 347 691-5530