Yesterday at the United Nations headquarters, heads of member states came together to express their commitments to the accelerated implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, of CEDAW, and achievement of gender equality within the timeframe of the post-development agenda hat is, to deliver demonstrable results by 2030. The event was co-organized and co-hosted by People’s Republic of China and UN Women. The Meeting was convened in conjunction with the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda.

Read the presentation the EU made here:
http://eu-un.europa.eu/articles/en/article_16900_en.htm

The webcast of the meeting is available here (close to six hours):
http://webtv.un.org/watch/part-1-gender-equality-and-womens-empowerment-a-commitment-to-action/4513884127001
http://webtv.un.org/watch/part-2-gender-equality-and-womens-empowerment-a-commitment-to-action/4514916555001

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