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Inter-Parliamentary Union

Inter-Parliamentary Union
Parliaments need to act on climate change Parliaments should take stronger action on climate change through their legislative and oversight roles. This was one of the conclusions of a high-level regional seminar, which was jointly organized by the IPU and the National Assembly of Viet Nam in Ho Chi Minh City from 11 to 13 May. The seminar aimed at helping parliaments in the Asia-Pacific region achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Parliaments need to act on climate change 136th IPU Assembly and related meetings (Dhaka 1-5 April) Study on climate change legislation and litigation launched at Bonn Climate Conference Building a bridge between science and policy: IPU side event at the 70th World Health Assembly Vietnamese Ambassador discusses upcoming regional conference on SDG implementation with IPU Secretary General Finnish Parliament organizes meeting on gender-sensitive parliaments Pakistan’s new Ambassador to the UN calls on the IPU Secretary General Representative Democracy

Demographic and Social Statistics Statistics and indicators on women and men This web site provides the latest statistics and indicators on women and men in six specific fields of concern: This web site provides the latest statistics and indicators on women and men in six specific fields of concern: - Population - Health - Women and men in families - Education - Work - Political decision making The statistics and indicators refer to the latest year for which sex-disaggregated data are available. The data have been compiled from official national sources as well as international sources. All sources are given at the end of each table, as are technical notes on the indicators presented. Related links: Social Indicators The World's Women reports Gender Info 2007 Contact:

Perseus Digital Library Gender and Development Sub-Programme : Publications Since the establishment of the Gender and Development Desk at the CARICOM Secretariat there has engaged in public education through the preparation and publication of pamphlets, books and monographs on various aspects of women’s experiences in the Caribbean by various gender experts in the Region. These include: • A Framework and Recommendations for Action on Children Affected by Migration in the Caribbean (CARICOM/IOM/UNICEF, 2010) • Gender Equality in the Caribbean: Reality or Illusion / ed. Gemma Tang Nain and Barbara Bailey (Jamaica: IRP, 2003). This book is a collection of essays by several Caribbean gender experts on the situation of women in the Region in the period since the Beijing Conference of 1995 to 2000/1. • CARICOM Plan Of Action To 2005: Framework For Mainstreaming Gender Into Key CARICOM Programmes • Women and Family in the Caribbean: Historical and Contemporary Considerations with special reference to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago / ed.

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