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Women’s Rights and Gender Equality UN Reform and Norway’s Development Cooperation
Why should we do it?? Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment = growth and sustainable development. Women’s rights are human rights - the CEDAW Convention
UN gender architecture A new and strong gender entity in the UN is vital to achieve women’s rights and gender equality.
UN gender architecture A new gender entity needs sufficient, stable and predictable funding. Also, overall allocations for gender equality throughout the UN system must be increased.
One UN at country level The UN pilots must deliver for women on the ground. Women need a distinct voice at country level
Norway’s new Action Plan for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Gender Equality and Women’s Rights is one of five main priority areas for Norway’s Development Cooperation.
Thematic priority areas Women’s political empowerment Women’s economic empowerment Sexual and reproductive health and rights Violence against women
Norway follows a two- track strategy - Gender Mainstreaming and – Targeted Interventions
Financing for Women and Development Additional new money has been allocated to targeted measures for women and gender equality.
Norway is ready to put resources into a new UN gender entity. We increased our contribution to UNIFEM by a 150% in 2007.
We expect the UN to deliver for women on the ground. Non-delivery will have consequences for our choice of partners.
CIDAs Aid Effectiveness Agenda October Canadian aid program CIDA is the lead agency for development assistance The International Assistance Envelope.
Regional Meeting on Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), Dakar, Senegal, 9–12 October 2012 Dr Mariam Tendou Kamara,
Gender Jeopardy Testing knowledge on gender mainstreaming in health Based on core concepts and tools introduced in workshops using the WHO Gender Mainstreaming.
National Plan National Plan (2010 – 2022) brings together the efforts of Governments across Aust. to make a real & sustained reduction in the levels of.
Experience on GM in the SWAp on Education in Kyrgyzstan Sagipa Djusaeva Programme Specialist, UN Women in EECA sub-region.
Silja Halle, UNEP Geneva, 26 May Background Women are generally the primary managers of water and energy needs (e.g. fuelwood) at the household.
Active employment policies IN EUROPEAN UNION AND GREECE
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LOOKING FOR NEW DIRECTIONS: GENDER MAINSTREAMING AS A STRATEGY FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT.
Security and Empowerment for Women and their Families: Ensuring a Gender- Responsive Humanitarian and Early Recovery Response in Haiti.
Swedish Regional Programme for Sustainable Natural Resources Management and Environment in Central America
The Millennium Development Goals the fight against global poverty and inequality.
Almost 14 years ago all countries endorsed a set of 8 Millennium Development Goals (or MDGs). 3 of those 8 Goals focus on health – that being child mortality,
A sustainable welfare state Joakim Palme Institute for Futures Studies.
AusAID’s approach to health in developing countries
Australia’s new development policy and performance framework.
Dr. Rose Mwebaza Advisor – Women’s Economic and Political Participation Building an enabling environment for Women’s Economic and Political Participation.
UN Women Humanitarian Action Strategy Background Crises are not gender-neutral; women, girls, boys and men of all ages - are affected differently.
Management Response to the Annual Report on the Evaluation Function in UN Women in 2014.
Sharing Experiences JPO Training Workshop, Maputo, 14 May 2009 Ondina da Barca Vieira UNIFEM, Mozambique.
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