From March 6th to March 17th, 2023, the Commission on the Status of Women convened a vital meeting in New York dedicated to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. During the conference, they emphasized the importance of various international agreements and declarations, particularly underscoring the significance of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Their discussions revolved around the critical role of women in addressing global challenges such as climate change, digital transformation, and disaster response. They highlighted the need for women’s active participation in decision-making processes and leadership positions at all levels.
Notably, the Registrar of Political Parties (RPP) actively participated in the meeting, reaffirming their commitment to aligning political parties with international agreements and declarations aimed at promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. The RPP’s involvement in discussions related to technology, innovation, and climate change showcased their dedication to integrating these crucial issues into the political agenda. This commitment is of paramount importance as it not only bridges the gender digital divide but also fosters women’s engagement in sustainable development, thereby promoting gender-responsive policies and contributing to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals and the empowerment of women and girls.