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W20 Declarations

W20 Communique, Tokyo, Japon, 2019

We, the representatives of the Women20 (W20) network, fully endorse the statement in the Buenos Aires G20 Leaders’ Declaration that “gender equality is crucial for economic growth and fair and sustainable development.” We reiterate the need for women and men to work in partnership to close the gender gap in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During Japan’s presidency of the G20, the W20 pays particular attention to the inclusive and responsible use of all new technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), due to their critical impact on all segments of society, ensuring no woman is left behind. We urge G20 leaders to act upon the following recommendations: 1. Request their labour and employment ministers to present a mid-term report on the 2014 Brisbane commitment to reduce the gender gap in labour force participation by 25 percent by 2025 during the 2020 G20. 2. Remove systemic legal and social…

W20 Argentina 2018 Communiqué

We, the representatives of the Women20 (W20) 2018 network, strongly believe that gender equality is a key driver of sustainable and inclusive growth. This view is at the core of the G20 Argentina 2018 agenda and is in line with Sustainable Development Goal 5, which aims to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”. Building on the strong foundation established during previous W20 consultations, the W20 identifies the main challenges to be addressed and which are strategic for the G20. INCREASE AND IMPROVE WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN THE LABOR FORCE BY: 1. Accelerating the pace of implementation of the 2014 Brisbane commitment to reduce the gender gap in labour force participation by 25 percent by 2025 by developing and funding National Plans and reporting the progress on an annual basis. 2. Investing public funds to ensure affordable, quality and professionalized universal care services for people with dependents, including those…

Prime Ministry of Turkey Official Women20 (W20) Establishment Letter

PRIME MINSITRY OF TURKEY Undersecreteriat of the Tresury   Number        : 366667782-208.99                                                 Ankara, date on the envelope Re                 : Conduc for the work of the W20 (Woman 20)                     (15 April 2015)   TO: WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS ASSOCIATION OF TURKEY (Dear Dr. Gülden Türktan) The Presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20), the most basic global economic cooperation platform, was undertaken in 2015 by our country. In order to manage and coordinate the preparations needed to be carried out within this scope, the “G20 Term Presidency Steering Committee” was established with the Prime Ministry’s Circular No. 2013/4. With the initiations of Term Presidency of Turkey of G20, a new outreach group called Women 20 (W20) was established in…