In this section of the site we provide links to recent documents, articles and reports, as well as to historical documents, in support of a 5th World Conference on Women.
More Recent Documents, Articles and Reports:
Dec. 10, 2014: More Than Just Talking by Dr. Iise Feitshans, JD
Dec. 08, 2014: CSW (59th Session) U.N. Economic and Social Council
Follow-up to the 4th World Conference on Women.
Nov. 4, 2014: ECOSOC-Statement-CSW59
December 10, 2012: Statement Advocating a Global Conference on Women submitted by International Public Policy Institute and Pathways to Peace, non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council
August 2, 2012: Position Paper on 5WCW
Convening a fifth United Nations/non-governmental organizations world conference on women and girls” submitted by the International Public Policy Institute, Pathways to Peace, the Women's Intercultural Network and the Women's World Summit Foundation, non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.
Click below for Statement for a UN NGO 5th World Conference on Women & Girls
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Form of New U.N. Women's Entity Still Nebulous by Thalif Deen
Letter of support to ECOSOC from Women's Intercultural Network (WIN)
The Finnish Government and NGOs in Finland are to accelerate efforts for the Fifth World Conference on Women (2003) Resolution supporting a 5th UN World Conference on Women introduced by Finland in 2005 tabled until 2009 ECOSOC
CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women), adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, is often described as an international bill of rights for women. Consisting of a preamble and 30 articles, it defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination.
Reforming the Gender Architecture in the UN System
(Prepared by IWRAW Asia Pacific. January 2007)
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