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New framework for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment: Transforming the Lives of Girls and Women through EU External Relations (2016-2020) adopted

New framework for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment: Transforming the Lives of Girls and Women through EU External Relations (2016-2020) adopted

On the 22nd of September 2015, the European Commission and the European External Action Service adopted a new framework for the EU's activities on gender equality and women's empowerment in EU's external relations.

The new framework for the EU's activities on gender equality and women's empowerment in the EU's external relations for the 2016-2020, aims to support partner countries, especially in developing, enlargement and neighbouring countries, to achieve tangible results towards gender equality which is at the core of European values, as well as the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Publication Date
Wednesday, 23 September, 2015
Section EU Policy
Institution European Commission
Policy Area Gender
Year 2015