Regional assessment of implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Europe and Central Asia

Authors/editor(s): Lori Mann, the lead author

This report presents a review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and its interplay with the implementation of the first four years of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by member States of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). It is based on national reports submitted to the UNECE in preparation for the Beijing+25 Regional Review meeting, complemented by thematic background papers prepared for conference, reports from a series of sub-regional consultations, the outcome papers of the Regional Review meeting, held on 29-30 October 2019 in Geneva, and reports and data produced by regional and inter-governmental organizations. It highlights the key messages and recommendations issuing from the Regional Review meeting, while providing the background and context for the meeting, and a more detailed analysis of the underlying issues.

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Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia

Subject area(s): 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Intergovernmental processes; Beijing Platform for Action; Education; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender, culture and society; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Health; HIV and AIDS; Leadership and political participation

Resource type: Assessments

UN Women office involved in publication: Europe and Central Asia

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 84