Document symbol: A/RES/57/182
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Follow-up to the 4th World Conference on Women and full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Strongly encourages Governments to continue to support the role and contribution of civil society in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action; requests the Secretary-General to include an assessment of the progress in promoting the goal of gender equality in his annual and quinquennial follow-up reports on the Millennium Declaration; welcomes the convening of the World Summit on the Information Society, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2003, and Tunis in 2005; reaffirms its decision that the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Commission on the Status of Women constitute a three-tiered intergovernmental mechanism; encourages the Economic and Social Council to request the regional commissions to intensify efforts to build up a database in which all programmes and projects are listed; recognizes the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peace-building; requests the Secretary-General to ensure that all UN personnel and officials at Headquarters and in the field receive training so that they mainstream a gender perspective in their work; welcomes the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; urges Member States to consider signing, ratifying or acceding to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto.Adopted without vote.
UN. General Assembly (23rd special sess. : 2000) - UN. Commission on the Status of Women - UN. Division for the Advancement of Women - UN. Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women - UN. Committee for Programme and Coordination - UN. General Assembly - UN. Economic and Social Council - WOMEN'S ADVANCEMENT - PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION - GENDER MAINSTREAMING - GENDER EQUALITY - INFORMATION DISSEMINATION - DECLARATIONS - PROGRAMMES OF ACTION - CIVIL SOCIETY - NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS - CONFERENCES - POLICY-MAKING - REGIONAL COMMISSIONS - DATABASES - EMPOWERMENT - INSTITUTIONAL MACHINERY - RESOURCES MOBILIZATION - DECISION-MAKING - POPULAR PARTICIPATION - FOCAL POINTS - DISPUTE SETTLEMENT - WAR PREVENTION - PEACEBUILDING - POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION - PEACEMAKING - PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS - FIELD STAFF - TRAINING PROGRAMMES - MEDIUM-TERM PLAN - SIGNATURES, ACCESSIONS, RATIFICATIONS - TREATIES - OFFICIAL LANGUAGES - PERIODIC REPORTS
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