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The United Nations and The Government of Bermuda launch project to spur economic activity for those left fartherest behind by COVID-19: women, youth and people living with disabilities
With a starting injection of close to one million dollars, the United Nations and the Government of Bermuda put their new cooperation framework into action by launching a programme to close the business financing gaps that particularly affect women, the youth and people living with disabilities.
Joint SDG Fund Project on Building Back Equal through Innovative Financing for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
The United Nations Joint SDG Fund has injected nearly $1 million into this programme which takes steps to facilitate the sustainable economic empowerment of women, youth and people with disabilities and their greater access to financial mechanisms, knowledge sharing and capacity building particularly in areas of agribusiness and fishing.
On the 25th anniversary of landmark Beijing Declaration on women’s rights, UN Women calls for accelerating its unfinished business
Urges for delivery on the commitments made in the Beijing Platform for Action
Member States agree to fully implement the Beijing Declaration on gender equality, addressing gaps that hold women back
The Political Declaration adopted today is the outcome of the 64thCommission on the Status of Women, taking stock of women’s rights on the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
UN Women announces global intergenerational campaign to bring women’s rights and empowerment to the forefront
To mark the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking Beijing Platform for Action in 2020, campaign “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future” will catalyze global actions on gender equality
As the primary UN body for advancing intergovernmental commitments to gender equality and follow-up to the Beijing Platform, the Commission will further align its work to the Economic and Social Council and the new UN High-level Political Forum. This will strengthen efforts to integrate gender equality across all global debates and actions on sustainable development.