Annual Reports


The year under review has been eventful in the international scene, in the country, and for CENWOR. The progress made in the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action 1995-2014 has been reviewed by ESCAP and other regional bodies and in New York and will be discussed by the UN in September 2015 in New York. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are to be replaced by seventeen Sustainable Development Goals. In Sri Lanka achievements in the MDGs have been assessed and a review of the twelve critical areas of concern was commissioned and sent to New York. CENWOR was selected to prepare the BPFA review and the publication was launched by the UN, Sri Lanka in March 2015 and will be sent to the UN in New York. The reviews have been presented as the main programme at the CENWOR 14th National Convention on Women’s Studies in December 2014