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Posted by on Sep 15, 2008 in VOW Statements & Endorsements

GEAR Campaign – UN Gender Equilty Architecture Reform

UN RESOLUTION MOVES GENDER EQUITY ARCHITECTURE DISCUSSION INTO GENERAL UNITE NATIONS ASSEMBLY

15 September 2008 – At a final meeting of the 62nd session of the UN General Assembly, member states adopted by consensus a resolution that will officially move forward the gender architecture discussion into the next General Assembly session. This means that states have agreed to take next steps toward strengthening the UN system in relation to gender equality and women’s empowerment. …/more
Endorsed by VOW, this is a monument step towards women’s equity for the need to strengthen the United Nations’ institutional mechanisms on gender equality and called for a consolidated women’s entity led by an Under Secretary General and with extensive country presence.

110609 - Kampala Accord (signed) (1.4 MiB)