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Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council

Achieving Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment and Strengthening Development Cooperation

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This publication presents key debates that took place during the 2010 High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), during which was organized the second biennial Development Cooperation Forum. The discussions also focused on the theme of the 2010 Annual Ministerial Review, Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to gender equality and the impowerment of women. It contains keynote speeches, issue papers, roundtable summaries, National Voluntary Presentations, transcriptions of other dialogues and discussions, including a video of the United Nations television debate “Face-to-Face”.

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The fourth domain for gender equality: Decision-making and power

There has been progress towards meeting the goal of promoting gender inequality and the empowerment of women but important gaps remain; and this progress is being threatened by several intersecting crises, such as the world financial crisis and recession and threats to food security, under the looming shadow of climate change and the crisis of human rights and security.

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