The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing with UN Women on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action 25th anniversary commemoration taking place in 2020.
Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director, Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships Bureau, UN Women
Lopa Banerjee, Director, Civil Society Division, UN Women
Christine Brautigam, Director, Intergovernmental Support Division, UN Women
To mark the upcoming anniversary, UN Women launched its new multigenerational campaign, “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future”.
MEDIA ADVISORY HERE and Press Briefing VIDEO below.
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