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Directory of UN Resources on Gender and Women's Issues

  • Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Gender Activities
    www.unece.org ] Languages:  English | French
    UNECE Gender Activities aim at mainstreaming gender into economic research and analysis, institutions, decision making and economic policies.

  • UN Women Europe and Central Asia
    www.unwomen.org/en/where-we-are/europe-and-central-asia ] Languages:  English

  • UN Women National Committee in Sweden
    http://unwomen.se/ ] Languages:  English | Swedish

  • WHO/Europe: Country information
    www.euro.who.int ] Languages:  English 
    Searchable database, includes sex-disaggregated statistics

  • Position paper on Gender Implications of the Economic and Financial crises
    www.unwomen.org ] Languages:  English 
    The global economic downturn has seriously impacted the economies of many countries and devastated the lives of millions of people, not just women. However, some countries and groups have been affected more than others. This paper looks at the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), where economies have been most dramatically hit by the global crisis and where its impact is likely to be most long-lasting, especially on poor and vulnerable groups.

  • From Transition to Transformation: Sustainable and inclusive development in Europe and Central Asia (2012)
    www.unwomen.org ] Languages:  English 
    This report, supported by 13 UN agencies, was launched at the first Global Human Development Forum which brought together high-level experts from governments, corporations, civil society and international organizations to examine the global policy changes required to ensure a sustainable future for people today and for generations to come. ECE, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, ILO, WHO, FAO, UN Women, UNICEF, UNESCO, 2012

  • The MDGs in Europe and Central Asia: achievements, challenges and the way forward (2010)
    www.unwomen.org ] Languages:  English 
    This report, prepared jointly by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Regional Offices for Europe and Central Asia of the United Nations Funds, Programmes and Specialized Agencies, takes stock of progress made by countries in Europe and Central Asia in reaching the MDG goals and offers decision-makers policy-oriented, operationally feasible suggestions for bolstering progress towards fully achieving these goals by 2015. UNECE, UNDP, UN Women, ILO, FAO, WFP, UNESCO, WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNEP, UNCTAD, ITC, 2010

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