The Third Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region and the Second Meeting of the Task Force on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region Skip to main content

The Third Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region and the Second Meeting of the Task Force on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region

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14
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16
November
2011
Location: 
Beirut
The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) convened the third Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting (IAEGM) on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region and the Second Meeting of the Task Force on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region at the United Nations House in Beirut from 14 to 16 November 2011.
The meeting aimed to discuss gender-related issues in the Arab region and review the development of gender statistics for evidence-based policymaking, particularly focusing on the following topics: (a) review of work on gender statistics that has been implemented since the second IAEGM on Gender Statistics in the Arab region; (b) development of a monitoring and reporting process for gender-related issues in the Arab region; (c) measure of violence against women; (d) measure of women’s contribution to the economy; (e) activities and initiatives to strengthen national capacity in connection with gathering, analysing and reporting gender statistics.