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Sunday, October 05, 2014
Brazil election: Dilma Rousseff to face Aecio Neves in run-off
Brazil's presidential race will go to a second round after incumbent Dilma Rousseff fell short of an outright victory in Sunday's election. She received 42% of the vote and will face centre-right rival Aecio Neves, who won 34%, on 26 October. In a...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Mongolia
Mongolian government hereby submitting the report to UN Commission on woman about the success, impact, result and the further initiative goal for achieving the objectives of the declaration and the action program that held in Beijing in 1995 for...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Australia
Australia is continuing to make significant progress in implementing the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action across all government jurisdictions. Five key achievements in progressing gender equality in recent years are explored in this...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, New Guinea
A one-day national consultation was held on 24 July 2014 in Port Moresby led by the Office of the Development of Women, Department for Community Development and Religion, with technical assistance from the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Vanautu
The one day national consultation to feed into the national report for the Beijing +20 occurred on Wednesday 8th of May 2014 from 8am until 4.30pm at the Le Lagoon Warwick Hotels led by the Department of Women’s Affairs with technical and financial...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Turkey
The women’s movement which gained impetus during the 1980s, ratification of CEDAW in 1986, establishment of the General Directorate on the Status of Women (GDSW) as a national mechanism in 1990 has greatly contributed to the active participation of...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Timor-Leste
The Timor-Leste Government is committed to improving and enriching the lives of women to enable them to participate equally in all aspects of life. This is Timor-Leste’s first report and Timor-Leste has made significant progress in the...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Solomon Islands
What are the country’s three to five major achievements in the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the twenty-third special session of the General...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Samoa
Samoa shares with its Pacific island neighbors a vulnerability to natural and economic shocks, as well as challenges of social transformation. Over the past several decades Samoa has weathered these storms, progressively strengthening essential...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Philippines
2015 is a milestone year in the development arena; it was even dubbed as the international year of evaluation. It will be the time when countries have to assess and evaluate themselves on the progress in terms of achieving the Millennium Development...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Palau
In 2015, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will carry out a review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and the...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, New Zealand
New Zealand has a proud and growing history of women holding high-profile leadership and decision-making positions. New Zealand has had two women Prime Ministers: Dame Jenny Shipley from December 1997 to December 1999; and Helen Clark from December...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Nepal
Nepal pledged for more gender equality and the empowerment of women since it participated in theFourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and committed to the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA)during 1995. This National Review Report highlights on...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Nauru
The Women’s Affairs Department as mandated in the Reviewed Nauru National Women’s Plan of Action 2004-2015, with its overall goal “to advance and improve the quality of women’s lives in Nauru”, the Nauru National Women’s Policy with the Goal for “...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Marshall Islands
In 2015, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will carry out a review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and the...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Iran
Preparation of the National Report on Beijing+20 is a precious opportunity to both illustrate the achievements in the Iranian women's and girls' empowerment and review the challenges. Undoubtedly, the international mechanisms for promotion of women’...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National review, Georgia
Georgia became an independent state in 1991. Since independence, Georgia has made efforts to improve the situation of women, but these efforts must be reviewed against the larger political context. For more than 15 years, Georgia has been struggling...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 national review, Fiji
Since 1960, a section has existed in Government to look after the interests of women. In 1987, the Government established the Department for Women and Culture as the first national machinery for gender in Fiji. Following commitments to the Beijing...

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