NGO Forum – Beijing+20 review in the ECE Region – 3-5 November 2014

Beijing-PosterAt the 57th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in March 2013, member states adopted a resolution on a twenty years review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+20, to take place at its 59th session in March 2015, a resolution that was subsequently endorsed at the ECOSOC meeting in July 2013. This resolution specifies that regional commissions are to conduct regional reviews in 2014 to feed the global report.

At the UNECE level, the Executive Committee confirmed at its meeting on 28 October 2013 the organization of a Beijing+20 regional review for the ECE region. This intergovernmental meeting will take place at the Palais des Nations on 6-7 November 2014.

The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva will join forces with its sister Committees in New York and Vienna to organize an NGO Forum to feed the ECE regional Review, that will take place in Geneva from Monday 3rd November 14:00 to Wednesday 5 November Noon.

 

 

Resources: 

  • CSW57 Resolution
  • UN Women

About the 4th World Conference on Women (Beijing 1995) :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLhkgMwN1N8&feature=player_embedded