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General/International Reports and Resources

Outcomes From The Prepcom For The Special Session On Beijing Plus Five In June
IWTC Women's March 26, 2000: GlobalNet #142 Activities and Initiatives of Women Worldwide By Anne S. Walker

Beijing+5 Fact Sheet - Update # 2 (6 March 2000)

The 44th session of the UN Commission on the CSW Wrap-up

New York CSW Daily and Weekly Bulletins

Follow up Country Reports - Links to Government Reports, Alternative Reports, and Reponses to the DAW Questionnaire

The Political Declaration - this document is largely agreed but there are still discussions going on around points 3, 4 and 5

The 200 page Background Document - a "Review and Appraisal of the Implementation of The Beijing Platform for Action"

Earth Negotiations Bulletin WWW This site includes, an archive of reports, photos and audio from the entire session of the 44th CSW.

"Proposed Outcomes document" - the unrevised text submitted by the Chairperson of the CSW, and to be negotiated by the governments at the PrepCom

Petition from the APWW on NGO Participation at the June Special Session

17 March 2000: News from last day of CSW, Press Conference On Participation In Beijing Review


Media Focused Resources

Full report of the Women and Media online consultation
Available as web pages in: English
Also downloadable as rtf files in: English

Telecomunications As A Public Service Threatened In Costa Rica: Civil Society Reacts Against It.

WomenAction 2000 - Global Alternative Report - The Alternative Assessment of Women and Media based on NGO Reviews of Section J, Beijing Platform for Action
Also available in Spanish and French

User's Guide For The Beijing+5 Prepcom Media Center

Access to Media: Best practices, obstacles and challenges
Over the last five years, women have made significant advances in gaining access to media. They have also become aware of important hurdles. This document, included in the CSW Media Caucus Information Pack, attempts to unpack these experiences.

Women's International Network of AMARC - World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters
Community radio is a great way for women to communicate. Check this document for important names, numbers, e-ddresses and background information on how to get involved.


Regional Statements and Presentations

Recommended Language From The NGOs Of Central & Eastern Europe And Commonwealth Of Independent States, for :

ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women's Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Speech by B. Terenzi Calamai (AIDOS) 29.02.00
Delivered by The Italian NGO representative, Barbara Terenzi Calamai of AIDOS, on behalf of the Italian delegation in the session “Comprehensive Review and Appraisal of the Implementation of the Platform for Action”.

Comments by the European Women's Lobby on the 'Proposed outcome document'

The KARAT Coalition - a speech by KARAT coordinator, Kinga Lohmann

The Ung Vanna, AP Media Team in Cambodia reports on a women's protest at unfair labour practices, and an alarming rise in acid attacks.

See also regional pages of this website for links to regional WomenAction websites:
Middle East
Europe and North America
Latin America and Caribbean
Asia & Pacific


Caucus Statements and Presentations

Women and Armed Conflict Caucus

Health Caucus Statement, 4th Draft

Lesbian Caucus Presentation

Caucus On Women And Work

CSW Youth Caucus: Young Women in support of Beijing Platform for Action

Press Release: Youth for women's rights step out big

Press Release: Panel on young women's realities a success

Consumers International Statement on the Possible Elements for a Draft Decision on Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development

Call for the implementation of the elimination from national armaments of atomic weapons and of all other major weapons

Widows' Invisibility In The Platform For Action


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