Report of the Secretary-General on the Outcome of the Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting on Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | 2015

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Mar 11, 2015
Secretary General's report on the open-ended intergovernmental expert group was organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and hosted by the Government of Thailand in Bangkok from 11 to 13 November 2014.
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1. In its resolution 68/191, entitled “Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls”, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to convene an open-ended intergovernmental expert group meeting to discuss ways and means to more effectively prevent, investigate, prosecute and punish gender-related killing of women and girls, with a view to making practical recommendations, drawing also on current best practices, in consultation with relevant United Nations entities and human rights mechanisms.