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Trade union delegates from all over the world prepare to attend the  taking place in New York from 9-20 March 2015.The trade union delegation will urge governments to take bold steps to deliver on the implementation of the Beijing platform for action, especially as they negotiate a new sustainable development framework. It is time to live up to past commitments, to uphold and support respect of fundamental rights at work and notably expand women’s access to paid employment and decent work.

Union women from around the world are preparing to attend the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW59), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9-20 March 2015.

This year's session of the UNCSW will focus on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, including current challenges that affect its implementation and the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Trade union delegates from PSI, EI, and ITUC will call on member states to live up to past commitments to uphold and support respect of fundamental rights at work and notably expand women’s access to paid employment and decent work.

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