Forty-fourth session

20 July-7 August 2009

Item 5 of the provisional agenda*

Implementation of article 21 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Reports provided by the specialized agencies of the United Nations system on the implementation of the Convention in areas falling within the scope of their activities

Note by the Secretary-General

In accordance with article 22 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (General Assembly resolution 34/180, annex), the specialized agencies have been invited to submit to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, at its forty-fourth session, reports on the implementation of the Convention in areas falling within the scope of their activities. The reports will be issued as addenda to the present note.