High-level Conference in the framework of International Women's Day 2015

When :

from Wednesday 4 March, 2015
to Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Type of event :

Специальное мероприятие

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room X, 125 avenue de Suffren, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

mp.blanco@unesco.org - m.elissalt@unesco.org

Against the background of the Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action adopted twenty years ago in Beijing at the Fourth World Conference on Women, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Education For All (EFA) objectives, both set in 2000 for 2015, and the preparations for the Post-2015 agenda, 2015 is a pivotal year to understand the positive feedback loops that can be found between gender equality, development and peace; to take stock of the challenges ahead; and most importantly, to explore the need for and the parameters of a new vision to accelerate the pace to achieve gender equality.

The theme "Re-thinking Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in 2015 and beyond”.

By invitation, limited seating available :