Europe and Central Asia

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo

The Virtual Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo will gather women entrepreneurs across Europe and Central Asia to connect, create and accelerate their businesses. The online event will give women’s enterprises visibility, networking opportunity and boost their business development. More

  • Beijing+25

    Generation Equality

    Join UN Women’s Generation Equality campaign to accelerate gender equality actions and mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most visionary agenda for women’s rights and empowerment everywhere. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to all forms of violence against women and girls, women’s leadership and access to health. More

  • Awake not Sleeping

    "Awake Not Sleeping" Fairy tale initiative

    Awake Not Sleeping aims to support fresh, creative dialogue to change the way societies think about women and girls’ roles, human potential and rights by rewriting and reimagining popular fairy tales. More

  • Generations Talk Gender is UN Women's new podcast.

    Generations Talk Gender: An intergenerational podcast on gender

    My generation, your generation, let’s talk gender! A unique new podcast from UN Women’s Europe and Central Asia office connects gender equality activists from across generations and all walks of life. More

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    In Focus: UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65)

    This year, the 65th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65), the UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s empowerment, will take place from 15 to 26 March, under the theme, “Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls”. More

We’re done talking: the blueprints launched today start work right now
UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Photo: Kea Taylor.

In her remarks at the closing of the Generation Equality Forum in Mexico, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls upon governments, corporations, organizations and activists to make bold and game-changing commitments to gender equality. More

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Keep the promise, accelerate the change

25 years ago, Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action laid out a bold vision for gender equality. How far have we come in Europe and Central Asia since then? New regional report launched by UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia provides a snapshot.