Bush School Students And Faculty Attend UN Conference On The Status Of Women

Bush-UN-Conference-largeTwenty-two students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and from Brigham Young University (BYU), along with several faculty members, recently spent ten days attending the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women/Beijing+20 conference at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 

The conference focused on the progress that has been made in implementing the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action twenty years after its adoption at the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995.  Participants also looked at current challenges that affect the Platform’s implementation and the ability of women to achieve gender equality and empowerment worldwide.

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