Arab Declaration: Issued by the Arab Regional CSW Preparatory Meeting for the 63rd Session of Commission on the Status of Women
Authors/editor(s): Arab Regional CSW Preparatory Meeting for the 63rd Session of Commission on the Status of Women
Representatives from 19 Arab States governments and the international community have gathered from across the region to participate in the Arab regional preparatory meeting for the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) that took place in Cairo, Egypt on 4 February 2019. The meeting agreed upon a set of forward-looking recommendations that was integrated into the “Arab Declaration for CSW 63”. This outcome document that will feed into the proceedings of the upcoming CSW63 reiterates the Arab States’ commitment to effectively implement diverse United Nations resolutions on women, security and peace and the Arab Regional Strategy and Executive Action Plan “Protection of Arab Women: peace and security” and calls for strengthening the normative and legislative frameworks to enhance interlinkages between social protection schemes, public services and sustainable infrastructure in order to achieve gender equality and promote women’s and girls’ economic empowerment.
Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa
Publication year: 2019