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The Tunis Forum on gender equality

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Women, youth, champions of gender equality from all corners of the world gather in Tunis to take stock of progress made on women’s rights, leading up to the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. This will be the first of many global meetings leading up to the year 2020, calling for actions to accelerate progress and protect the hard-won gains of women’s rights. More

International Women’s Day 2019: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019, which will take place on 8 March, is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. More

United Nations agencies and civil society organizations call for the repeal of gender-discriminatory nationality laws

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

UN Women, UNICEF, UNHCR and the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights urge Member States to uphold gender-equal nationality laws at the High-Level Political Forum More

Syrian women in Brussels to bring their case for humanitarian aid and peace in the region

Monday, April 23, 2018

Where: Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Square de Meeus 30, Brussels) When: on Tuesday, April 24 at 18:00 (CEST) Media interviews from 17.00-17.45 . What : A group of international agencies are to host a ‘side event’ at which ten Syrian women will be presenting their different individual perspectives on the conflict – now in its eighth year. Some of them will be available for media interviews. The ‘side event’ will take the form of a discussion... More

Call for Proposal for Regional Network

Thursday, November 16, 2017

UN Women Regional Office for Arab States is looking to establish a Regional Network on Gender and Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE). The purpose of the network is to facilitate cross-learning and regional dialogue on gender and PVE. Details are outlined in the call for proposal .   The deadline for receiving proposals is: 23:59 on 29 November 2017. More

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