UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces established a Group of Gender Equality Leaders as an informal forum of eminent persons to accelerate gender equality. The Group’s first meeting will take place on 29 January 2019, in collaboration with the UN Foundation. It is aimed at identifying barriers to women’s full participation and leadership in both the public and private sectors, and sharing best practices for accelerating women’s empowerment.
date: 29 January 2019
location: New York City, US
contact: Office of UNGA President