Beijing +20 National Review, Palau

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September 22, 2014

Beijing +20 National Review, Palau

In 2015, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will carry out a review and appraisal of
the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World
Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the
General Assembly (2000). In resolution E/RES/2013/18, the United Nations Economic and Social Council
calledupon all States to undertake comprehensive national-level reviews of the progress made and
challenges encountered in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and
the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly.
The goal of the National Review is to see how well Palau is implementing the Beijing Declaration and
Platform for Action (1995). The objectives of this review are as follows: (1) To focus on implementation
of the Platform of Action. (2) To provide concrete, evidence-based assessments on the impact of actions
taken and of results achieved, (3) supplement this review with evaluations, research publications,
reports, and qualitative and quantitative data. This review discusses the progress and achievements and
setbacks and challenges. This review provides a discussion on future plans and initiatives to achieve
gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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2014