34th Civil Society Pre-Summit Consultative Meeting on Gender Mainstreaming in the African Union and Member States
The 34th Gender is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC) Consultative Meeting on Mainstreaming Gender Equality in the African Union and Member States took place in Niamey, Niger from 29 to 30 June 2019 under the theme: “1st GIMAC Coordination Meeting with AU, RECs and Regional CSOs on the AU theme of the year’’ which is a follow-up to our 33rd session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme was aligned with the African Union (AU) reforms and dedication of the year 2019 as the year for “Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons in Africa: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement”. The 34th GIMAC brought together over 100 delegates from over 20 countries, including representatives of Diplomatic Missions, African Union and United Nations officials, leading Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Gender in Africa and other interested groups in advancing women’s rights in Africa. Drawing from the two-day discussions, participants outlined key recommendations.
African Union Summit:
Theme: ‘Building Resilience in Nutrition on the African Continent: Accelerate the Human Capital, Social and Economic Development.’
Advancing Women’s Access to Economic Resources to Build Our Continent’s Resilience in Nutrition.
34th Civil Society Pre-Summit Consultative Meeting
Dates: June 29th – 30th 2019