New York, July 23–Below you can read a summary of an in-depth paper “Funding, ODA, Governance and Structural Factors Relevant to the Establishment of a New UN Gender Equality Architecture” that examines budgets, staff levels, offices and the European Union Member State contributors to the four existing UN gender equality and women’s empowerment entities (UNIFEM, DAW, OSAGI, and INSTRAW) and five other UN entities (UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UN-HABITAT and UNAIDS), to help assess and support the most effective arrangements for a new, “composite” UN women’s organization.

Summary of EU GEAR Funding Position Paper July 2009

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