United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
President: Nuri Valentina Galindo Gutiérrez
Topic A) Measures to guarantee the economic empowerment of women in the Middle East with an emphasis on the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan after the ban of work for Afghan women and its consequences.
Topic B) Procedures to reinforce and protect reproductive rights for women in Africa as a consequence of the HIV and AIDS pandemic.
Background and faculties of the committee
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) was created in July 2010 by the blend of the Division for the Advancement of Women, International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women, Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and United Nations Development Fund for Women organisms to approach the gender inequality defiances and the female empowerment, likewise is committed to step up the evolution of global needs. UN Women is composed of 41 members, from five different territorial distributions, as well as contributing countries. This committee works through establishing laws, programs, and services with the government's help and civil society.
Having the objective to improve their presence, leadership, and empowerment, besides, ending the violence against women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women:
Offers inter-governmental support helping member states create laws and worldwide standards through investigations, assistance, and implementation of norms over the country’s programs;
Manages, regulates, and improves accountability in the UN system while it impulses the integration of gender context;
Cooperates with member states for the suitable application of economic, technical, and programmatic aid using the UN system coordination, private sector, and mobilization of civil society.