United Nations


Economic and Social Council

Distr.: General

13 October 2012

Original: English

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Combined third and fourth periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant



Paragraph 17

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The Women’s Resource and Outreach Centre, a women’s NGO group, in collaboration with the United Nations Democracy Fund, launched a project entitled Strengthening Women’s Leadership in Jamaica. This is a training programme geared towards increasing, improving and consolidating the presence and influence of women serving on boards and commissions in Jamaica. The Bureau is included as one of the implementing agencies in this project along with the Institute of Gender and Development Studies, the Jamaica Women’s Political Caucus and the corporate governance committee of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.