resources for stimulating economic growth. This requires more data, analysis and exchange of best policy practices among countries.
The UNECE activities in the area of Gender and Economy aim at assisting member countries in reaching equality of opportunities for men and women in the economy reflected in
the Beijing Platform for Action, the Millennium Declaration and other UN documents. These activities include collection and improvement of gender data and analysis, raising the awareness on key issues and problems and promoting gender sensitive economic policies, including those
related to entrepreneurship and development of SMEs. Many of these activities focus on transition countries. The UNECE activities are developed in close cooperation with UN agencies
and other international organizations.