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In 1996, at the foundation of the result of the Fourth international convention on girls in Beijing, the fee followed a piece programme to be able to video display the implementation of the Beijing statement and Platform for motion. Interactive specialist panels have been prepared through the fee to stimulate trade of expertise, classes discovered and strong practices on the nationwide point. the results of the honour of the subjects of the fee have been mirrored in motion orientated agreed conclusions, that are awarded during this ebook.

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Governments, the international community and internationalorganizations should ensure a participatory approach to environmental protection and conservation at all levels and, in elaborating policies and programmes, should recognize that sustainable development is a shared responsibility of men and women and should take into account both men's and women's productive and reproductive roles. 13. All Governments should implement their commitments made in Agenda 2 1 and the Beijing Platform for Action, including those in the area of finan- cial and technical assistance and the transfer of environmentally sound technologies to the developing countries, and should ensure that a gender perspective is mainstreamed into all such assistance and transfers.

13. Governments and the international community should ensure the economic empowerment, education and training of women to enable them to participate in power and decision-making. 14. Governmentsshould promote educational programmes in which the girl child will be prepared to participate in decision-making within the community as a way to promote her future decision-making capacity in all spheres of life. 15. Governments and the United Nations system should promote women's active and equal participation as governmental and non-governmental representatives, special rapporteurs and envoys in all of the initiatives and activities of the system, including as mediators for peacekeeping and peacebuilding.

8. Governments, the private sector and those organizations in civil society that provide training services that promote a gender balance in terms ofeducation and participation in economic activity, should focus on institutional capacity-building and consciousness-raising as well as on improving and upgrading technical skills, including business and management skills and the use of new technologies. Local and traditional technologies and products based on women's knowledge should also be supported and promoted.

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