Foro Generación Igualdad – Edición de París: Más compromisos ambiciosos, menos promesas vacías

by Vany Cortés, Universal Rights Group Geneva Asuntos contemporáneos y emergentes, Blog, Blog

El 30 de junio, el Secretario General de la ONU, António Guterres, inauguró la segunda sesión del Foro Generación Igualdad (GEF por sus siglas en inglés) junto con la Directora Ejecutiva de ONU Mujeres, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, y el Presidente de Francia, Emmanuel Macron. El GEF es un encuentro mundial coorganizado por ONU Mujeres y los gobiernos de Francia y México …

Generation Equality Forum 2021: A light at the end of the gender inequality tunnel?

by Vany Cortés, Universal Rights Group Geneva Asuntos contemporáneos y emergentes, Blog, Blog

In his virtual address at the inauguration ceremony of the Generation Equality Forum 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron remarked that ‘no country in the world has yet achieved complete equality between men and women’. This observation crystallises the alarming state of gender equality almost 26 years after the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and the adoption of the landmark …

The Gender Parity Strategy and UN reforms

by Jane Murray Blog, Blog, New York City, Universal Rights Group NYC

The United Nations System-wide Gender Parity Strategy sets targets for equal representation of men and women in the United Nations, and also advises on recruitment and retention practices. All secretariat units have developed their own implementation plans for the strategy, setting objectives for themselves to achieve parity at all levels. This strategy is being implemented alongside wider UN reforms that deal with the UN’s management system, and reconstituting …