Discrimination against Women
19 January-4 February 2000
Agenda item 5
Implementation of article 21 of the Convention on
the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination
Reports provided by specialized agencies of the United Nations on the implementation of the Convention inareas falling within the scope of their activities
Note by the Secretary-General
World Health Organization
1.On behalf of the Committee, the Secretariat invited the World Health Organization (WHO), on 18 November 1999, to submit to the Committee by 20 December 1999 a report on information provided by States to WHO on the implementation of article 12 and related articles of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which would supplement the information contained in the reports of the States parties to the Convention that will be considered at the twenty-second session.
2.Other information sought by the Committee refers to activities, programmes and policy decisions undertaken by WHO to promote the implementation of article12 and related articles of the Convention.
3.The report annexed hereto has been submitted in compliance with the Committee’s request.