Agreed conclusions on financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women
The following agreed conclusions adopted by the Commission are brought to the attention of the General Assembly as an input into the preparations for the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus to be held in Doha from 29 November to 2 December 2008.
Donwload:(i) UNIFEM News CSW, Southern Africa Consultative and Planning Workshop. Johannesburg 17 January 2008; (ii)UNIFEM Calendar of side events; (iii)CSW Summarised Agenda, including CSW side events; (iv) Agreed Conclusions: Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women. Draft presented by the Bureau of the Commission on the Status of Women; (v)CSW considerations (backgrounder) on "Financing for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women".
Documents available for download:The first draft of the Accra Agenda for Action (AAA) of 18 March 2008, the second draft of 26 June 2008 and the final draft of 25 July 2008.The paper on the Consultation Process has been reviewed by the High-Level Forum Steering Committee. It is presented for discussion and approval at the meeting of the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness on 2-3 April 2008.
Applying the Paris Declaration to Advancing Gender Equality, Environmental Sustainability and Human Rights
The Dublin Workshop was organised by the DAC Networks on Environment and Development, Governance, and Gender Equality and the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness, with the support of the Irish and Danish Governments. The purpose of the workshop was to increase mutual knowledge and understanding of how practitioners are applying the Paris Declaration’s overarching principles to advance gender equality, environmental sustainability and human rights. The long-term goal is to demonstrate how attention to these issues enhances development effectiveness.
Declaration of the Delegations of Arab Countries participating in the high-level regional meetingheld in Cairo on October 21-22, 2007, and which discussed how to devise a common Arab vision towards issues of financing and development that shape the international obligations in support of the empowerment of women, including Arab women, actively participating in the management and development of their communities.
Second Draft - April 2008. English and French versions
This document summarizes the main findings and recommendations emerging from our work and consultations as members of the OECD-DAC’s Advisory Group on Civil Society and Aid Effectiveness. These recommendations are directed to a broad community of stakeholders, including developing country governments, donors, and CSO organizations from developing and developed countries.
— Advisory Group on Civil Society and Aid Effectiveness
This Concept Note outlines the background, rationale and focus of the Dublin Workshop (26-27 April). It was prepared by a Workshop Steering Group composed of Members from the DAC Networks on Gender Equality, Environment, Governance, the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness and the Secretariat. The workshop brought together participants working on gender equality, human rights, environmental sustainability and aid effectiveness provides a framework for• rethinking and reshaping - the ways to work on cross-cutting issues;• sharing experiences;• developing strategies to more effectively apply the Paris Declaration’s key principles to advancing key cross-cutting issues.
— DAC Networks on Gender Equality, Environment, Governance, the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness and the Secretariat