An assessment of the structure, role and function of ARCC and how it may be strengthened
The Economic Commission for Africa has four technical subsidiary bodies as part of its Intergovernmental machinery, namely: United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Africa, which is convened every three years; ...
Situation of women in the east African sub-region : with specific focus on: participation of women in decision making economic empowerment of women for poverty reduction women's legal and human rights, a synthesis paper
The East African sub-region, like the rest of Africa, has severely affected by the economic decline and recession which characterised most of the 1980s and 1990s. Of the 12 countries which make up the East African sub-region ...
Achieving good governance, Theme 2: the essential participation of women
The empowerment and autonomy of women and the improvement of their social, economic and political status are essential factors in the achievement of both transparent and accountable government and administration, as well ...
Creating opportunities for Africa's new generation : theme 4
In spite of concerted efforts over the past three decades, to increase girls’ and boys’ access to schooling and to reduce the disparities between them, there still exists a considerable degree of bias against girls in the ...
Developing African economies: the role of women
This paper focuses on the summary notes and guide questions for working group discussions. On the theme of developing African economies: The role of women.
Synthesis of the national progress reports on the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action
This paper focused on the synthesis of the national progress reports on the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action: Executive summary.
Developing African economies : the role of women: theme 1
Globalization is defined as a process through which finance, investment, production and marketing are increasingly dominated by firms whose vision and actions are not confined by national borders or national interests. ...
Women in Southern Africa situation analysis
The first section presents a summary of the genera! Situation of women in the three areas of focus in the sub-region using the most recent quantitative and qualitative data from these countries where available; in some ...
Working Paper on : a framework for implementation of the global and regional platforms for action in Africa
The Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in September 1995 called the World's attention to twelve critical areas of concern which need to be seriously addressed for accelerating the advancement of women. These ...
The regional plan of action to accelerate the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action for the advancement of women : period: 2000 - 2004
This document focused on the Regional Plan of Action was formulated within the framework of the mid-decade review of the Implementation of the Dakar and Beijing Platforms for Action. That review was conducted through the ...