Partnerships are the foundation of all aspects of UN Women’s work. Having a broad array of partners who make distinct contributions fosters a widely shared commitment to upholding women’s human rights. This translates into stronger capacities for action, including through sustainable coalitions that accelerate progress towards gender equality.
UN Women relies almost entirely on voluntary financial contributions to sustain its work to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment. Since its establishment, UN Women has mainly been funded by government partners committed to making gender equality and women’s empowerment a global priority. Lea más
Typically serving as central coordinating units for women’s affairs within national governments, national mechanisms promote the integration of gender equality measures across national policies and programmes. Lea más
Civil society is one of UN Women’s most important constituencies. It is a dynamic source of ideas and policy perspectives, partnerships, and support. Lea más
UN Women believes in the ability of foundations to play an active and central role in transforming our world to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Lea más
National Committees for UN Women are independent non-governmental organizations that support the mission of UN Women through their public awareness initiatives about UN Women and global women’s issues, and fundraising efforts to support UN Women programmes worldwide. Lea más
Since the early 1950s, the United Nations has enlisted the volunteer services and support of prominent personalities from the worlds of art, music, film, sport and literature to highlight key issues and to draw attention to its activities. Lea más