Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar in preparation for the Commission on the Status of Women 60th session: “Transformative financing for the achievement of the gender equality by 2030”

18 Feb 2016 to 19 Feb 2016
Bangkok, Thailand

In preparation for the sixtieth session of Commission on the Status of Women, ESCAP, in partnership with UNDP and UN Women, organized an inter-governmental Seminar on transformative financing mechanisms for the achievement of gender equality by the year 2030; reflecting on the commitments made in the Sustainable Development Goals, and other normative frameworks. The Seminar brought together experts and practitioners from a variety of fields, including academia, government (ministries of finance, planning and offices responsible for women and gender equality), civil society, private sector and United Nations to exchange views and experiences, as well as to develop recommendations for regional action. The Seminar was organized from 18 to 19 February 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.