Forum

UNGA High-level Meeting to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Beijing Women’s Conference

Organized by
United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI)
1 October 2020, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Topic(s)
Gender
Global Agendas - SDG, Education 2030, etc.
English

This high-level meeting of the General Assembly will focus on the overall theme, ‘Accelerating the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls’. As decided by the UNGA in July 2020, this event will take place on 1 October 2020. 

On 22 May 2019, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) agreed to convene a high-level meeting to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW), which took place in Beijing, China in September 1995. UNGA resolution 73/249 calls for a one-day meeting on the margins of the general debate of the 75th UNGA session, which will convene in September 2020.