Brief on the Ngos in Lebanon that presented alternative reports to
the UN's Cedaw's committee

1- The Lebanese Women's Council

The Lebanese Women's Council drafted in 1999 the "ngo national report on the progress made after the Beijing conference". This report was with the collaboration of the UNIFEM-OXFAM and the Freiderich Eibert Foundation. The Council prepared this report along with the Non-Governmental National Committee for the Follow-up of Women's Issues ( post Beijing).

The Lebanese Women's Council also participated in the elaboration of the first official national Lebanese report on the CEDAW convention that was presented to the UN's bodies during Beijing +5 in New York this year.

2-The Non-Governmental National Committee for the Follow-up of Women's Issues (post Beijing)

The Non-Governmental National Committee for the Follow-up of Women's Issues (post Beijing ) drafted in 1999 along with the Lebanese Women's Council the " national NGO report on the progress made after the Beijing conference". This report was prepared in collaboration with UNIFEM-OXFAM and the Freiderich Eibert Foundation.

The Committee also drafted in 1999 a "shadow report" evaluating the application of CEDAW. This report was supported by the UNIFEM.

The Committee also participated in the first official national Lebanese report on the CEDAW convention that was presented to the UN's bodies during Beijing +5 in New York in June, 2000 .

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