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Committee on Women, 9th Session

Amman, Jordan
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UN-ESCWA will be holding the 9th session of its Committee on Women on the 26th and 27th of November 2019, at the Kempinski Hotel, in Amman - Jordan.

During this session, the UN-ESCWA Committee on Women will review activities undertaken within the framework of UN-ESCWA Centre for Women since the last session and will follow up on the implementation of the 8th session’s recommendations. The session will also focus on the review of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action after twenty-five years of its adoption and will discuss several documents tackling the areas of concerns of the Beijing Platform for Action. The session will additionally highlight Gender Equality and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and will present the proposed programme of work for 2020.