Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

The theme of the 2021 edition of International Women’s Day celebrates efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more on the global observance of IWD 2021.

Gender mainstreaming as defined by the 1997 agreed conclusions of ECOSOC refers to integrating a gender perspective in national and international public and private organizations, in central and local policies, and in services and sectoral programmes.

Gender equality is the overarching and long-term goal, while gender mainstreaming is a set of specific, strategic approaches as well as technical and institutional processes adopted to achieve that goal.

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Sheroes of sustainability in the Mediterranean

This special feature prepared by UNEP/MAP and the Regional Activity Centres SCP/RAC and SPA/RAC on the occasion of the 2021 edition of International Women’s Day aims to highlight the accomplishments of some (among many) of the everyday female heroes who embody the principles enshrined in the Barcelona Convention through their work. Read more....

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