Category: Networks

Sri Lanka Civil Society Consultation on Post – 2015 Development Agenda

A civil society consultation on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda was held on the 9th of June at CENWOR in Colombo. Members of Sri Lanka’s civil society was informed of the importance and implications of the Sustainable Development Goals to the country and how the goals need to prioritised in the National Development Agenda so … Continue reading Sri Lanka Civil Society Consultation on Post – 2015 Development Agenda

South Asia Consultation on Financing for Development (FfD)

In line with the United Nations Post-2015 Sustainable Development agenda a South Asia Consultation on Financing for Development: Advancing Progressive Regional to Global Policies brought together government representatives and members of civil society to Colombo on the 7 and 8 of June 2015, to build regionally grounded understandings and strategies toward the Third International Conference … Continue reading South Asia Consultation on Financing for Development (FfD)

NGO CSW Forum 2015 – March 8, 2015

Celebrate the feminist and women movements 1975-2015 Source: International presentation Association UNCSW59 is the abbreviation for the 59th annual United Nations Conference on the Status of Women (UNCSW) being held in New York City from March 9 to 20. UNCSW is the principal global intergovernmental organization working on gender equality and empowerment for women. The … Continue reading NGO CSW Forum 2015 – March 8, 2015

Asia Pacific Beijing + 20 Civil Society Forum Statement

16 November 2014 Women’s rights organisations and movements from Asia and the Pacific, comprising 480 women, gathered in Bangkok on 14-16 November 2014 to call on our governments for accountability for the commitments made almost twenty years ago in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action to advance gender equality and the rights of women … Continue reading Asia Pacific Beijing + 20 Civil Society Forum Statement

How far have states in Asia Pacific gone to achieve gender equality?

Governments report on gains, key challenges and opportunities Source: Isis International Ministers from the Asia and the Pacific region met today in the Asian and Pacific Conference on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing+20 Review to report on their States’ gains, key challenges, and opportunities to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women after … Continue reading How far have states in Asia Pacific gone to achieve gender equality?

States Reach Consensus: Stand Alone Goal for Gender Eqaulity is Included

Climate change, SOGI, sexual rights, and violence against women among contended issues Source: Isis International Governments at the Asian and Pacific Conference on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing+20 Review finalized discussing the draft ministerial outcomes document that will be approved at the end of the conference by member states of the Asia-Pacific region. State … Continue reading States Reach Consensus: Stand Alone Goal for Gender Eqaulity is Included

The Asia-Pacific Review on Beijing+20 Begins

SOGI, climate change, and feminist organizations featured in discussions Source: Isis International The Asian and Pacific Conference on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing+20 Review in Bangkok began today. Governments from the Asia and Pacific will listen to issues related to women equality and the empowerment of women for the next four days. At the … Continue reading The Asia-Pacific Review on Beijing+20 Begins