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Latest items for ATC-DATA-6

July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at promoting gender equality and protecting the human rights of women, including the adoption of the following: (a) Action plan for a life free from gender-based violence, covering the period 2016-2019" (page 2). ""The Committee commends the State party on its efforts to train public authorities about the international standards enshrined in the Convention, but observes with concern: (a) The limited knowledge and awareness of the Convention among public officials and lower-level judges, as evidenced by the scarce references to the Convention in legal decisions; (b) The low visibility of the Convention and the Optional...more
July 6, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: GP-DATA-2, ATC-DATA-6

"As regards international representation of the Government by women, of a total of 221 officials serving outside the country, 88 are women, with the following breakdown by level: Level A – Professional: 5; Level B – Technical: 3; Level C – Administrative: 9; Level D – Teacher: 3; Level M – Foreign Service: 68; Level M – Foreign Service is further broken down as follows: Ambassador: 2; Minister: 8; Minister Counsellor: 7; Counsellor: 15; First Secretary: 12; Second Secretary: 22; Third Secretary: 2. Out of 55 officials performing ambassadorial duties, 9 are women, distributed as follows, according to their budgeted post: Ambassador: 2; Minister: 5; Minister Counsellor: 2" (page 39).more
June 28, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee notes the National Plan of Action to Combat Female Genital Mutilation (2001-2015)" (page 6).
June 26, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Women play an important role in New Zealand’s diplomatic service. As at 31 March 2016, 54.6 per cent of staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) were women. The number of women in the foreign policy (diplomatic) stream of MFAT has increased to 50.6 per cent. Women comprise the majority of New Zealand’s junior diplomats (53.7 per cent) and 43.3 per cent of foreign policy management. The number of women holding Head of Mission/Post positions has been relatively steady since the last report, at 33 per cent. Women hold 30 per cent of positions in the senior leadership team. Women continue to represent New Zealand at international...more
June 25, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Countries: Turkmenistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"On 22 January 2015, the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, approved the National Action Plan on gender equality in Turkmenistan for 2015-2020" (12). "The National Action Plan consists of 14 main objectives and more than 60 measures. In particular, the Plan includes the monitoring of the national legislation of Turkmenistan in terms of its compliance with international standards in the field of gender equality and the further improvement of methods for collecting and analysing comprehensive data on the status of women. It provides for raising public awareness on gender issues, the professional development of women, increasing women’s representation in all spheres of public, political and professional life and in other...more
June 21, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The exclusion of women from meaningful participation in the peace process, and the slow progress in adopting the national action plan on women and peace and security in accordance with Security Council resolution 1325 (2000)" (7).
June 9, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption or establishment of the following: 1) National action plan on women and peace and security, in 2016; 2) State Department of Gender Affairs, in 2015; 3) National policy on the prevention of and response to gender-based violence, in 2014; 4) National Gender and Equality Commission, in 2011; 5) National gender policy, in 2011" (2)
June 8, 2018, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Moreover, the Committee is extremely concerned that the national action plan on gender equality (2015-2020) has not yet been formally approved and implemented" (page 7). "In particular, the Committee is concerned about: . . . (c) The fact that the national action plan for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on women and peace and security has not yet been adopted . . . The Committee furthermore calls upon the State party to establish a clear time frame for the finalization and adoption of the draft national action plan for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), in cooperation with representatives of women’s organizations, and ensure that...more
May 29, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"In 2015 the government endorsed a new National Gender Equality and Women in Development Policy and a National Eliminating Violence Against Women Policy" (9-10). The report does not indicate specifically if these policies are action plans, but it is assumed that they would include similar elements and serve a similar purpose (AA-CODER COMMENT).
May 29, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Provincial, district, and village subunits of the government’s Commission for the Advancement of Women have a mandate to develop actions to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women" (21). While there is a mandate, the report does not indicate whether the government and the sub-units are actually making progress towards creating these action plans or not (AA-CODER COMMENT).
May 15, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Women continue to be excluded from peace negotiations, conflict prevention, peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction efforts in the State party" (5).
May 10, 2018, 7:17 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The focus and objective of the National Action Plan is to ensure coordination between the work to combat violence and discrimination against women that is carried out by various public sector bodies and facilities spread across the length and breadth of the country. With this objective in mind, within the framework of the National Women’s Council’s work, lines of actions for the National Action Plan were duly established with the relevant ministries and secretariats in order to foster the development of appropriate support and assistance for female victims of violence. Included in the consultations were the National Health Ministry, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Social Development, Justice Ministry, National Security...more
May 9, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the State party's efforts to improve its institutional an policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption or establishment of the following: (a) Policy of Gender Equality (2014-2034) and related National Plan of Action (2014-2020)...(e) Inclusion in the Strategic Development Plan for Haiti of an action plan to ensure gender equality (2012); (f) Second National Plan to Combat Violence against Women (2012-2016)" (2).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the State party's efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption of the following...National action plan for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on women and peace and security, in 2010" (2).
May 4, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"As a member of the United Nations Security Council in 2013 and 2014, Australia worked with fellow UN members to: ensure relevant peacekeeping and peace-building operations address the impacts of conflict on women and girls, prevent impunity for sexual violence, pursue more comprehensive consideration and integration of these issues across the Security Council’s agenda, advocate for peacekeeping mandates developed by the Security Council to include specific gender equality language and considerations (including the appointment of women protection advisers or gender advisers, where appropriate)" (Pg 18).
April 23, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The government’s 2011-20 National Strategy Plan for Gender Equality asserts that men and women should have substantive equality in opportunity, participation, and benefits in the political, economic, cultural, and social domains" (41-42).
April 20, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee notes with concern the decision of the State party to adopt a new strategy on gender equality rather than accelerating the implementation of the National Strategy for the Promotion of Gender Equality 2010-2021" (3).
April 20, 2018, 3:05 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Department of Women (DoW) is the primary advisor to Government on public policies that affect women and the key catalyst for the implementation of the National Women’s Plan of Action 2010-2019" (4). "Also, the Ministry has adopted a 'Fiji National Gender Policy in March 2014 and its mission statement says that '... to contribute to the elimination of gender inequalities in all sectors of national life, in order to achieve the nation’s goal of sustainable development'" (5). "In addition to the “Women’s Plan of Action 2010-2019,” Dr. Jiko Luveni approved the “Fiji National Gender Policy” (attached herewith as Annex 2) which has been endorsed by Cabinet. The objectives of...more
April 20, 2018, 1:18 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"It notes the insufficient action taken by the State party to train judges and lawyers on the Convention and the Optional Protocol and to integrate their provisions into its legal framework. It is further concerned that women themselves, especially women in rural areas and migrant women, are unaware of their rights under the Convention and thus lack the information necessary to claim such rights" (3).
April 14, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s third National Action Plan on Women and Peace and Security (2013-2016), in line with Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), which has been developed with the involvement of civil society actors, and commends the State party for its important role in humanitarian and development operations" (Pg 5). "The committee is concerned about insufficient efforts to include a gender perspective in strategies to prevent violent extremism and counter terrorism" (Pg 5).
April 11, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"National Gender Policy (PNG), adopted by Decree No. 2009-672 PRES/PM/MEF/MPF of 7 October 2009, and a related action plan, 2011-2013. Their main goal is to promote inclusive and fair development for men and women by providing equal and equitable access to and control over resources and decision-making with due respect for human rights. The policy therefore seeks to eliminate all forms of gender inequalities and inequities so as to ensure every citizen’s social, cultural, economic and political development. That resolve was confirmed through the enshrinement of the promotion of gender equality in the Constitution pursuant to Act No. 33-2012/AN of 11 June 2012 on constitutional revision" (13). "Establishment of a...more
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Lithuania launched their national action plan in 2011 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Kosovo launched their national action plan in 2014 and it expired in 2015 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Switzerland launched their national action plan in 2013 and it expired in 2016 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, South Korea launched their national action plan in 2014 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Mali launched their national action plan in 2012 and it expired in 2014 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Liberia launched their national action plan in 2009 and it expired in 2013 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Guinea -Bissau launched their national action plan in 2010 and it expired in 2011 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Chile launched their national action plan in 2015 and it expires in 2018 (MB-Coder Comment).
April 10, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

According to the Institute of Inclusive Security, Austria launched their national action plan in 2012 and it expires in 2016 (MB-Coder Comment).