EWL actions on Beijing+20

  • Active participation of the EWL and its members to the Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20

    Active participation of the EWL and its members to the Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20

    [Brussels, 11 November 2014] Last week, from 3 to 5 November, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) actively participated to the Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20. The Forum was organised by the NGO CSW Committee Geneva, in order to bring together the women’s organisations from the UNECE region (56 countries from Europe and North America), discuss the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the region, and deliver strong recommendations for the intergovernmental meeting taking place the (...) Read more

  • Women and girls can’t wait 20 more years to enjoy their full human rights!

    Women and girls can't wait 20 more years to enjoy their full human rights!

    [Joint statement to CSW59, 24 October 2014] Adopted two years after the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) brought to light the structural inequalities and human rights violations faced by all women and girls on the planet, and set the foundations for concrete action to realise de jure and de facto equality between women and men.
    20 years later, much has been achieved, but much remains to be done. The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) report “From (...) Read more

  • Launch of EWL Beijing+20 report in Lisbon, 10 October 2014

    Launch of EWL Beijing+20 report in Lisbon, 10 October 2014

    [Brussels, 14 October 2014] The launch of EWL Beijing+20 report through quotes of guests and participants.
    Read EWL Beijing+20 report here. See some photos here.
    Viviane Teitelbaum, President of the European Women’s Lobby:
    "20 years after Beijing, much has been achieved, but much remains to be done. While we should be celebrating the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, our report shows that women and girls still face inequality, violence, discrimination and insecurity. (...) Read more

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