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Chief: Roselyn Odera

Prepares analytical studies and reports to intergovernmental bodies on priority areas identified in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the Outcome Document of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly, in particular related to women and poverty, education and training, health, peace, economy, decision-making, institutional mechanisms, environment, girl-child, ageing women, globalization, migration, rural women, gender in development;

Organizes expert group meetings, workshops and panel discussions to gather knowledge on emerging issues and trends and examine the implementation of the Platform for Action and the outcome document of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (Beijing +5), and to assist the Commission on the Status of Women in its monitoring functions;

Prepares comprehensive reviews on progress made in implementation through identification of good practices, lessons learned, emerging issues and trends;

Maintains a network with international organizations, civil society, including NGOs and academia on substantive matters related to gender issues.

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