United Nations Women APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To drive policy change that seeks to: ‘build back better' for women and girls in the UK post-COVID-19; accelerate progress on gender equality and the SDGs in the UK in the lead up to 2030; create game-changing solutions for women's safety in public spaces across the UK.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to United Nations Women

1. Security Council is uniquely placed to support mediation efforts: statement by Lord Ahmad
29/08/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Lord Ahmad The Minister spoke at the United Nations Security Council debate on the Maintenance

2. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: multilateral programme summaries, 2017 to 2018
19/07/2017 - Stabilisation Unit (SU)
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Found: programme FCO United Nations Development Programme £300,000 Women and Participation Gender

3. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: multilateral programme summaries, 2017 to 2018
19/07/2017 - Home Office
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Found: programme FCO United Nations Development Programme £300,000 Women and Participation Gender

4. UN Human Rights Council: United Kingdom 2021 to 2023 candidate
03/03/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Policy paper UN Human Rights Council: United Kingdom 2021 to 2023 candidate This document

5. International Widows’ Day
11/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: International Widows™ Day and the issues facing widowed women around the world. International Widows™ Day International

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Recent Speeches related to United Nations Women

1. UN Mission in Mali: Armed Forces Deployment
14/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: battlegroup will complete their deployment into the United Nations mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA. Over recent - Speech Link
2: conflict. As with many conflicts around the world, women and girls in Mali are disproportionately affected - Speech Link
3: an international peacekeeping force of over 60 nations, led by the Swedish UN mission force commander - Speech Link

2. Yemen: Giving Peace a Chance (International Relations Committee Report)
01/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: and other diseases. In the words of various United Nations agencies, it is the “world’s worst humanitarian - Speech Link
2: not happen again in Yemen. When I was at the United Nations, I visited those who had to flee their homes - Speech Link

3. Conflict in Tigray Region of Ethiopia
25/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: been targeted, and 10,000 women have been raped. Let that sink in: 10,000 women have been raped. The most - Speech Link

4. International Widows Day
19/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: around the world, which was ratified by the United Nations at its 65th General Assembly in 2010. In his - Speech Link

5. Commonwealth Day 2021
16/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: after all, led by one of the best and most renowned women in the world, who is totally committed to her job - Speech Link
2: connect with women parliamentarians across the world.The representation of women in politics and - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to United Nations Women
1. United Nations
asked by: Lord Balfe
15/02/2021
... and (2) the decision by the UN to designate 2021 as the International year of Fruits and Vegetables.

2. United Nations: Females
asked by: Anthony Mangnall
20/05/2020
... what recent discussions officials of his Department have had with the UN Department of Peace Operations on increasing the proportion of female UN peacekeepers.

3. United Nations: Coronavirus
asked by: Wendy Chamberlain
09/06/2020
... what the purpose is of the £20 million of UK aid that has been allocated to tackle the covid-19 pandemic through the UN Refugee Agency; when that funding will be spent; how that funding will be spent; and what guidance she has (a) issued and (b) received on the proportion of that funding which will be allocated to NGOs and civil society organisations.

4. United Nations: Taxation
asked by: Dan Carden
06/10/2020
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing an intergovernmental tax body at the United Nations.

5. Myanmar: United Nations
asked by: Stephen Kinnock
09/03/2021
... whether the Government (a) publicly opposes the suspension of Myanmar’s UN representative Kyaw Moe Tun and (b) plans to make a public statement opposing the appointment of any new ambassador to the UN made by the Military junta.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mrs Maria Miller MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5749.

Email: maria.miller.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rachel Edwards, Office of Maria Miller MP. Tel: 020 7219 5722

Email: rachel.edwards@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

UN Women UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.unwomenuk.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
19 Nov 2020
Source
L.E.K. Consulting
Description
Research services   From : 19/11/2020 To : 20/05/2021
Value
£25,501
Date
23 Sep 2020
Source
UN Women UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 23/09/2020 To : 22/09/2021
Value
£25,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the United Nations Women APPG