United Nations A/RES/68/227 General Assembly Distr.: General 29 January 2014 Sixty-eighth session Agenda item 23 (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 20 December 2013 [on the report of the Second Committee (A/68/442/Add.2)] 68/227. Women in development The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 50/104 of 20 December 1995, 52/195 of 18 December 1997, 54/210 of 22 December 1999, 56/188 of 21 December 2001, 58/206 of 23 December 2003, 59/248 of 22 December 2004, 60/210 of 22 December 2005, 62/206 of 19 December 2007, 64/217 of 21 December 2009 and 66/216 of 22 December 2011, and all its other resolutions on women in development, and the relevant resolutions and agreed conclusions adopted by the Commission on the Status of Women, including the Declaration adopted at its forty-ninth session, 1 Reaffirming the Beijing Declaration 2 and Platform for Action 3 and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”, 4 Reaffirming also the commitments to gender equality and the advancement of women made at the Millennium Summit, 5 at the 2005 World Summit, 6 in the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, entitled “The future we want”, 7 and at other major United Nations summits, conferences and special sessions, and reaffirming further that their full, effective and accelerated implementation is integral to achieving the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals, Reaffirming further the United Nations Millennium Declaration,5 which affirms that the equal rights and opportunities of women and men must be assured, _______________ 1 See Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 2005, Supplement No. 7 and corrigendum (E/2005/27 and Corr.1), chap. I, sect. A. 2 Report of the Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 4–15 September 1995 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.96.IV.13), chap. I, resolution 1, annex I. 3 Ibid., annex II. 4 Resolution S-23/2, annex, and resolution S-23/3, annex. 5 See resolution 55/2. 6 See resolution 60/1. 7 See resolution 66/288, annex. 13-45307 *1345307* Please recycle

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