Paragraph 244 of the Future We Want, Rio+20
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Gender equality and women's empowerment

Donors and international organizations, including the United Nations system organizations, as well as the international financial institutions, regional banks and major groups, including the private sector, to integrate fully commitments and considerations on gender equality and women's empowerment and to ensure the participation of women and effective gender mainstreaming in their decision-making and full programming cycle. We invite them to play a supportive role in the efforts of developing countries to integrate fully commitments and considerations on gender equality and the empowerment of women and ensure the participation of women and effective gender mainstreaming in their decision making, programme planning, budgeting and implementation, in accordance with national legislation, priorities and capacities.

Supporting Initiatives
Thematic Working Group on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (TWG-GEEW)
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
Implementing UN entities
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