TitleMainstreaming the gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations System
Mainstreaming the gender perspesctive into all policies and programmes in the UN System
Invites the UN system, in implementing the Beijing Platform for Action, to take into account the different obstacles to the development and empowerment of women in all regions and their roles as actors and beneficiaries of development; requests all entities of the UN system, in particular the funds and programmes in their operational activities, to adopt a comprehensive, integrated and multisectoral approach to implementing the Beijing Platform for Action; urges the Commission on the Status of Women to continue to provide suggestions to the Council and its subsidiary bodies, in particular to other functional commissions, on further measures to implement the strategy of gender mainstreaming; decides to pay particular attention to the feminization of poverty, its causes and remedies when reviewing the theme of poverty eradication in 1999, and to ensure a gender perspective when reviewing the implementation and follow-up of major UN conferences and summits, and requests that any documentation to be prepared for this purpose provide an adequate basis towards this end.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1998, New York, 22 Jan. and 3 and 6 Feb. 1998; resumed organizational session for 1998, New York, 7 May 1998; substantive session of 1998, New York, 6-31 July and 5 Aug. 1998; resumed substantive session of 1998, New York, 16 Dec. 1998 - E/1998/98 - p. 70-71 - (ESCOR, 1998, Suppl. no. 1).