12.13 5th World Conference on Women in 2015?

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On the 8th of March 2012, the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, and the President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, officially made a joint proposal for a Fifth World Conference on Women. A 5th World Conference for Women will not be taking place in 2015. As the geo-political environment for women globally is much more reserved than in 1995 when the BPFA was agreed. It has therefore been agreed that in 2015 there will be a celebration of the 20 years of the BPFA as well as a measure of the progress over the last 20 years.