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UN High Level Meeting on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

This high-level meeting of the General Assembly is being held in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women which was held in Beijing. It will focus on the overall theme, ‘Accelerating the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls’. Click here for the concept note and program for the event.

2020 is also the 25th anniversary of the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. As such, the role of women in developing sustainable peace and security should also be a topic of the event.

Action: Call on your government to speak at the high-level event on the connections between peace, disarmament, sustainable development and the role of women. For background see the Women’s Appeal for Human Security, public health, peace and sustainable development.