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Femmes Africa Solidarité co-organizes high level side events to discuss formulation and implementation of African women’s priorities for Agenda 2063 and post-2015 development agenda2015Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), in collaboration with the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) and the Office of the Special Envoy of the African Union Commission Chairperson on Women, Peace and Security, organised two high-level side events during the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) at the UN Headquarters in New York.DocumentThe United Nations Economic and Social Council, 2015On March 20th 2015, the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) adopted a draft resolution entitled ‘Future organisation and methods of the work of the CSW’, which will be submitted to the Economic and Social Council for action in June.DocumentNorwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2015Municipal International Cooperation (1997-2014) was a programme involving municipalities in Norway and the Global South. It was managed by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This report sums up results and identifies lessons to be learnt for a possible future scheme.DocumentFride, 2013What role do women play in statebuilding? How do statebuilding processes affect women's participation? Support for statebuilding has become the dominant model for international engagement in post-conflict contexts, yet donor approaches lack substantial gender analysis and are missing opportunities to promote gender equality.DocumentGlobal Information Society Watch, 2013Is public opposition to child marriage in Nigeria increasing?Document2014The poor participation of women in politics and governance has been a major concern at the global level. In Nigeria, the number of women participating in politics is not proportionate to the 50% of the nation’s population which they represent, and has not translated into equal representation in political leadership positions.DocumentWomankind, 2014This Womankind Worldwide advocacy guide is aimed towards all those working to ensure women’s rights and gender equality are central to the outcomes of the negotiations on the post-2015 development framework, including women’s rights and civil society organisations.Document2011Since 2009, FEMNET has convened an annual Regional Conference for African Women in Political Leadership to enhance networking and the quality of women’s leadership.DocumentPathways of Women's Empowerment RPC, 2015This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, women’s empowerment; and how to institutionalise and legitimise women’s empowerment in the policies, actions and populations of these institutions.Document2010Women’s political participation is a critical step towards reshaping economic, political, and social conditions to allow for equality in opportunities and results for both women and men. This handbook is a learning tool for women who wish to play a more significant political role in their communities.