UN WOMEN

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Committee Description

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), established by the United Nations General Assembly in July of 2010, is a UN organization dedicated to the empowerment of women and the accelerated process of gender equality in member states. The tasks of UN Women mostly consist of supporting inter-governmental bodies in their formulation of policies and global standards, to help Member States implement these standards and standing ready to provide suitable technical and financial support to those countries that request it. UN Women has conducted many operations regarding the support of UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality such as working with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and leading and coordinate the UN system’s work on gender equality, as well as promote accountability, including through regular monitoring of system-wide progress.

Agenda

Implementing measures to end violence against women in Arab States

Taking measures to ensure inclusivity of women in politics

Chair Reports

Report 1 by Eliz Özberk
Implementing measures to end violence against women in Arab States
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Report 2 by Alp Kelimet
Taking measures to ensure inclusivity of women in politics
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