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Mexico City, 10-12 June 2004 4/29/2004
Ninth Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
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The Ninth Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in Mexico City, from 10 to 12 June 2004. The Conference shall review the implementation of the international commitments made in the Regional Programme of Action adopted in 1994 and the Beijing Platform of Action. The meeting shall also serve as a forum for deciding on the regional contribution to the forty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which is to be held in March 2005.

The Regional Conference is a subsidiar y body of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)which is convened on a regular basis. Its purposes are to identify women's needs at the regional and subregional levels, present recommendations,undertake periodic assessments of the activities carried out in fulfilment of regional and international plans and agreements on the subject,and ser ve as a forum for debates on relevant issues.

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