Draft Platform for Action

I. PROPOSED BEIJING DECLARATION TO ACCOMPANY THE DRAFT PLATFORM FOR ACTION: MATERIAL SUBMITTED BY PATRICIA B. LICUANAN (PHILIPPINES), CHAIRPERSON OF THE THIRTY-NINTH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

Representatives of regional groups and of countries at the consultations all agreed that there should be a declaration accompanying the Platform for Action. It was also agreed that negotiations on the text of the declaration were not yet possible but that ideas should first be solicited.

Below are the main points raised during the discussion.