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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Leaders from Member States, civil society, women’s rights organizations, international organizations, UN agencies, philanthropic entities, youth-led organizations, and the private sector come together to deliver game-changing results for women and girls.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States in partnership with the Arab Women Parliamentarians' Network for Equality (Ra’edat) will host a regional Dialogue on women’s leadership in the Arab states region in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States in partnership with the Arab Organisation of Persons with Disabilities (AOPD), the Arab Forum of Women with Disabilities (AFOWD) and the Cross-Regional Centre for Refugees and Migrants (CRCRM) will host an online dialogue focused on the inclusion of women with disabilities and women migrants workers in national response and recovery planning on COVID-19, on Monday 15 June from 10:00 to 12:00 Cairo time (GMT+2). Registration for the event is free of charge and can be completed here. Only registered participants will be able to access the online discussion.
Monday, May 11, 2020
UN Women and the African Union in partnership with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) hosted the inaugural meeting of African Ministers for Gender and Women’s Affairs, on 12 May 2020 under the theme “COVID-19 Response and Recovery” - a Gendered Framework.”
Monday, March 2, 2020
In light of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the UN Secretary-General has suggested to the Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) that Member States consider amending the format and conduct of the session. Options could include holding a scaled-down, shortened session with the participation of New York-based delegations only, or postponing the session to a later date.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Today, UN Women, together with feminists across the world, and the Governments of Mexico and France, announced the Action Coalition themes for the Generation Equality Forum to be held in Mexico City and Paris this year.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) 2020 is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. The theme is aligned with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), UN Women, the League of Arab States, and the Arab Women Organization will hold a “High-Level Conference on Progress Made in the Implementation of Beijing after Twenty-Five Years” on 28 November 2019 at the Kempinski Hotel in Amman, Jordan.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
UN Women is pleased to announce the “Beijing+25 Youth Task Force”, comprising of 30 young leaders from different youth-led and youth-serving organizations, with diverse areas of expertise and from all regions of the world.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The Generation Equality Forum is a global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-chaired by France and Mexico, with the leadership and partnership of civil society. The Forum will kick-off in Mexico City, Mexico, on 7-8 May 2020 and culminate in Paris, France, on 7-10 July 2020.
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.
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”.
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
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...
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.