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AG/RES. 1729 (XXX-O/00)
5 June 2000
Original: Spanish 

RESOLUTION

SEVENTH BIENNIAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL ON COMPLIANCE WITH RESOLUTION AG/RES. 829 (XVI-O/86), "FULL AND EQUAL PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN BY THE YEAR 2000"

(Resolution adopted at the first plenary session, held on June 5, 2000)

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,

HAVING SEEN the observations and recommendations of the Permanent Council on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) and, in particular, those that refer to the Seventh Biennial Report of the Secretary General on Compliance with Resolution AG/RES. 829 (XVI-O/86), "Full and Equal Participation of Women by the Year 2000," which reflects the measures taken to increase the effective incorporation of women into the development process;

RECALLING that resolution AG/RES. 829 (XVI-O/86) called for the integration of the strategies and goals identified in the Plan of Action of the Inter-American Commission of Women, "Full and Equal Participation of Women by the Year 2000," into the future programming of the organs, agencies, and entities of the inter-American system, and for the establishment of appropriate mechanisms and procedures for the ongoing review and evaluation thereof, in coordination with the CIM;

HAVING NOTED the biennial reports presented by the OAS Secretary General by way of resolutions AG/RES. 933 (XVIII-O/88), AG/RES. 1061 (XX-O/90), AG/RES. 1192 (XXII-O/92), AG/RES. 1303 (XXIV-O/94), AG/RES. 1431 (XXVI-O/96), and AG/RES. 1588 (XXVIII-O/98); and

CONSIDERING the results reflected both in the previous reports and in this final report, presented in fulfillment of resolution AG/RES. 829 (XVI-O/86), covering the period from 1986 to 2000,

RESOLVES:

  1. To note the Seventh Biennial Report of the Secretary General on Compliance with Resolution AG/RES. 829 (XVI-O/86), "Full and Equal Participation of Women by the Year 2000."
  2. To recognize the efforts of those organs, agencies, and entities of the inter-American system which, since the adoption of resolution AG/RES. 829 (XVI-O/86), have included the gender perspective in their strategies, objectives, programs, and projects.
  3. To urge the organs, agencies, and entities of the inter-American system to continue working to achieve full and equal participation by women in development and in decision-making process, in coordination with the Inter-American Commission of Women.
  4. To instruct the Secretary General of the OAS to increase his efforts to guarantee equal opportunity for women in obtaining senior executive positions in the OAS, taking into account the Inter-American Program on the Promotion of Women's Human Rights and Gender Equity and Equality.
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