The Fourth East Asia Gender Equality Ministerial Meeting (17-18 November 2011 in Siem Reap, Cambodia)

On the 17th (Thursday) and the 18th (Friday) of November 2011, Ikko Nakatsuka, Senior Vice-Minister for Gender Equality, attended the Fourth East Asia Gender Equality Ministerial Meeting, where he delivered a presentation, as one of the panelists of the topic about the work-life balance, as well as he moderated another three topics. Joint Statement has been adopted at the end of the Meeting.

1. Date and Venue

The 17th (Thursday) - the 18th (Friday) November 2011 in Siem Reap, Cambodia

2. Themes

Main Theme:"Building Resilience to Economic Crisis and Moving Forward"
Sub-Topics:1) Green Economy, 2) Women, Economic Crisis and Recovery, 3) Labor and Migration, 4) Work-Life Balance

3. Participating Countries and Organizations

The following 12 countries and 2 organizations have participated in the Meeting: Brunei Darussalam, Kingdom of Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Republic of Indonesia, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Singapore, Kingdom of Thailand, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).