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A look back: Twenty-five years ago, they were at the Fourth World Conference on Women

Monday, September 14, 2020

We are looking back and going forward this month, celebrating the power of the women’s movement, and calling for nothing less than bold, decisive actions to secure women’s rights as human rights, once and for all. These are some voices of activists who were at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, in 1995, and those who were shaped by it for a lifetime.

Second call for applications to join the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group for Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The UN Women Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean is doing for a second call for applications for the partial renewal of its Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG). It encourages people committed to gender equality and women's empowerment to submit their nominations for this process, as well as to distribute this call among their networks. It is essential to mention that those who submitted their application in the first call do not need to reapply; their candidacy remains valid. ...

Call for Applications - UN Women's Civil Society Advisory Group for Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, November 18, 2019

The UN Women Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, launches a call for proposals to renew the regional membership of the Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG), an advisory group established at a global, regional and national level to facilitate effective, continuous and structured consultations between civil society and UN Women, with the objective of advising and advocating for the establishment of policies and programs, as well as promoting sustainable alliances to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women.

The Generation Equality Forum – Save the date!

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Generation Equality Forum is a global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-chaired by France and Mexico, with the leadership and partnership of civil society. The Forum will kick-off in Mexico City, Mexico, on 7-8 May 2020 and culminate in Paris, France, on 7-10 July 2020.

In the words of Magda Alberto: “The idea of a more just, democratic society…comes hand in hand with equality for women”

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Magda Alberto is a young feminist and member of UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group in Colombia. She advocates for the recognition of women in the Colombian peace-process and was part of the Women and Peace Summit in 2013 and 2016, supported by the UN system and led by UN Women, which led to the formal recognition by the parties of women’s role in the Colombian peace process.

UN Women presents new members of the Civil Society Advisory Group for Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

UN Women is pleased to announce seven new members of its Civil Society Advisory Group for Latin America and the Caribbean, in compliance with the due process of partially renovating the Group as expected this year. Alma Espino – Uruguay Economist, researcher and professor of the Faculty of Economics and Administration of the University of the Republic of Uruguay, and member of the National...

UN Women Regional Office opens call for partial renewal of its advisory group of civil society

Friday, June 24, 2016

The Regional Office of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean invites interested persons to apply to the call for the partial renewal of its Civil Society Advisory Group for Latin America and the Caribbean (CSAG-LAC). Membership of four members and four alternates of CSAG-LAC will be renewed. The Civil Society Advisory Group for Latin America and the Caribbean (CSAG-LAC) was formed in May 2012 and was the outcome of a rigorous and very well attended selection process where almost 120 men...

Press release: UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality awards USD 7.3 million for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality has expanded it's global grant-making portfolio to 80 Countries in six years,

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