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United Nations: Females

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will make it his policy to support the establishment of a new UN agency for women in his Department’s forthcoming White Paper. (277351)

The UK Government’s policy is to support the establishment of a new UN agency for women. We are pushing for a fast and successful conclusion to the negotiations for its creation.

The UK’s forthcoming White Paper on International Development will cover the Government’s plan for working with UN agencies.