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

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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 :


Type of Event Special Event
Start 04.03.2015 14:00 local time
End 04.03.2015 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point Corat, Saniye Gülser
Organizer ODG/GE
Contact mp.blanco@unesco.org - m.elissalt@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 125 avenue de Suffren
Room Room X
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 250
Official Website
Link 1 Programme
Link 2 Website - International Womens Day 2015
Link 3
Link 4