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Michelle Bachelet's Letter To The GEAR Campaign

NEW YORK (April 4, 2013)– A final thank you and farewell message from Michelle Bachelet, UN Women Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, to the members of the GEAR Campaign.

“Let me reassure you that UN Women is poised to deliver to the aspirations on which it was founded and that it will continue to work with civil society as one of its key constituencies of focus and support.”

DOWNLOAD the full letter here.…

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Executive Board Adopts UN Women’s Strategic Plan and the GEAR Campaign Adopts a New Strategy

New York, August 1st, 2011- In late June the Executive Board of UN Women decided to adopt UN Women’s strategic plan.  With the ultimate goal of gender equality and women’s empowerment the strategic plan focuses on women’s political leadership, women’s economic empowerment, violence against women, gender budgeting and gender mainstreaming intergovernmental processes. …

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CSW Event: GEAR Up: Women and Civil Society Moving Forward!

Join the GEAR Campaign, a network of over 300 women’s, human rights, and social justice groups from around the world who actively follow the United Nations gender equality architecture process. This
event will focus on official developments of UN Women and civil society strategies for moving forward.…

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GEAR- Working with UN Women and Contributing to the Achievement of its Goals

New York– From January 24-26, 2011 UN Women is holding its first Executive Board Meeting.  Click here to read the GEAR Campaign Statement made at the meeting this afternoon.

The statement calls for an increase in financial commitments from countries, further mechanisms for enhanced civil society participation, and strengthened integration of gender equality and the empowerment of women across all UN entities.…

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