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Civil Society Forum - 28 October 2019 - Geneva

The Civil Society Forum will take place on

28 October 2019 at the 

International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG).

 

A broad alliance of feminists and women’s rights organizations are organizing this forum.

  

Find the preliminary agenda here (pdf) 

 

Should you have further question, kindly contact CSOuneceB25@wecf.org

 

Register through this link  

(the initial deadline was 22 August 2019, however the registration form 

is still available)


Following the NGO CSW Geneva General Meeting, please find below information about the upcoming Beijing+25 Regional Review Meeting. 

 

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action of 1995 (Beijing Platform for Action) is the most ambitious road map for the empowerment of women and girls everywhere. In 2020, it will be 25 years since the Beijing Platform for Action sets strategic objectives and actions for the achievement of gender equality in 12 critical areas of concern.

The Beijing+25 Regional Review Meeting provides a forum for UNECE member States to review progress and identify challenges in the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action. The meeting will be held on 29-30 October 2019 in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, and is jointly organized by UNECE and the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia.

 

The regional review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly is in the context of 

preparations for the global Beijing +25 review in 2020. The review will also include an assessment of current challenges that affect the implementation of the Platform for Action and the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and its contribution towards the full realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

 

  • BEIJING+25 REGIONAL REVIEW MEETING- 29 - 30 October 2019
  • UNECE official registration: Please register before 30 of September for the UNECE member state review here

Please note that your organisation needs to have ECOSOC observer status at the UNITED NATIONS to be allowed to register.