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Issue-based Coalition on Gender Equality

The main goal of the Issue-based Coalition is to ensure a coordinated UN system approach to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in Europe and Central Asia. It aims to strengthen regional engagement to promote gender equality, provide more coherent and timely programming and policy guidance and technical support and improve coordination, communication as well as information sharing on key lessons and good practices.

Chairs: UN Women and UNFPA

Members: FAO, ILO, IOM, OHCHR, UNDP, UNECE, UN Environment, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDRR, UN Women, WFP, WHO

Focus areas: Promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Europe and Central Asia

Activities:

  • Regional Forum on Sustainable Development: The Issue-based Coalition organized a side event at the Regional Forum.
  • Supporting MAPS missions: The Issue-based Coalition has developed a gender checklist for MAPS missions.

Publications:

For further information, please see the 2018 work plan and the terms of reference.