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UN Women announces Beijing+25 Youth Task Force

The year 2020 will mark several important milestones for gender equality and sustainable development, including the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the most comprehensive blueprints for women’s rights worldwide.

UN Women is determined to make sure that young people are in the driving seat of these galvanizing moments and contribute to all stages of the global review process and the generation equality campaign.

The Generation Equality Forum – Save the date!

The Generation Equality Forum is a global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-chaired by France and Mexico, with the leadership and partnership of civil society. The Forum will kick-off in Mexico City, Mexico, on 7-8 May 2020 and culminate in Paris, France, on 7-10 July 2020.

Press release: UN Women announces global intergenerational campaign to bring women’s rights and empowerment to the forefront

Media contact: media.team[at]unwomen.org

(New York, 6 May)—To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, considered the blueprint on women’s rights and empowerment, UN Women today announced its new multigenerational campaign, “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future”.