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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November2014

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
29 November2014

World AIDS Day
1 December2014

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

Contact

Ms. Samira Atallah
Director
+961-1-978658
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Upcoming Events

25/11 - 28/11/2014 Advisory mission to Sudan on the Preparation of Gender Equality Strategies and Actions Plans -Khartoum

4/12 - 5/12/2014 Expert Group Meeting on "Child Marriage in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab Region: Dynamics, Challenges and Policy Options”, in partnership with UNFPA -Beirut

7/12 - 9/12/2014 Advisory mission to Tunis to Participate in the International Seminar and Discuss the Draft Law to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls -Tunisia

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Palestinian Women Living in Naher Al Bared Refugee Camp: Aspirations & Challenges


Past Events

22/10- 23/10/2014
Expert Group Meeting for Review and Validation of the Arab Regional Report on Beijing+20 - in partnership with UN-Women and the League of Arab States - Beirut  

23/9- 24/9/2014
Expert group meeting on "Arab Women and Access to Justice - From Ratification to Implementation of International Instruments" - Beirut

18/8- 21/8/2014
Advisory mission to Palestine to Train on Gender Mainstreaming in Economic Policies, Programmes and Budgets - Ramallah

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ESCWA Centre for Women (ECW)

      The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) established the Centre for Women (ECW) on 1 October 2003, following the adoption of resolution 240 (XXII) ... more >>

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PROGRAMME NEWS

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action: Regional Review

Statement of Ms. Rima Khalaf, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCWA on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Roundtable and Launching of Publication on Combating Domestic Violence against Women and Girls

Kuwait Hosts 6th Session of the Committee on Women

International Women’s Day

Kuwait Hosts ESCWA Workshop on Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

Is There a Role for Women Following Arab Uprisings?


KEY DOCUMENTS, PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES

  Beijing Regional 15-Year Review
  Brochures
  ECW Newsletter
  Key Documents
  Major Conventions on Women
  Major Declarations on Women
  Member States National Machineries for Women
  Policy Brief
  Project on "Strengthening National Mechanisms for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women"
  Recent CEDAW Country Reports of ESCWA Member States
  Reports of the Committee on Women
  Selected Meeting Reports
  Situation Analysis
 

PUBLICATIONS

E/ESCWA/ECW/2013/3
Combating violence against women in the Arab region: multisectoral efforts

E/ESCWA/ECW/2013/IG.1/7/Report
Report of the Committee on Women, sixth session

E/ESCWA/ECW/2013/WG.1/Report
Report: Expert group meeting on a study entitled policies to empower women in the arab region: Combating domestic violence against women and girls BEIRUT, 30-31 MAY 2013

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Specialized Sites

Gender and the Empowerment of Women in the Arab Region

Terminology Database

 

Links

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
UN-Women
Inter-Parliamentary Union
POPIN Guidelines on Women's Empowerment
International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics)
Siyanda (Institute of Development Studies)
SG Campaign: UNITE to End Violence Against Women