United Nations Women APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To drive policy change that seeks to: ‘build back better' for women and girls in the UK post-COVID-19; accelerate progress on gender equality and the SDGs in the UK in the lead up to 2030; create game-changing solutions for women's safety in public spaces across the UK.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to United Nations Women

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29/08/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Lord Ahmad The Minister spoke at the United Nations Security Council debate on the Maintenance

2. International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: 6 February 2019
01/02/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: effects on the physical and mental health of affected women and girls.4 There has been international recognition

3. International Widows’ Day
11/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: International Widows™ Day and the issues facing widowed women around the world. International Widows™ Day International

4. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: multilateral programme summaries, 2017 to 2018
19/07/2017 - Stabilisation Unit
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Found: programme FCO United Nations Development Programme £300,000 Women and Participation Gender

5. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: multilateral programme summaries, 2017 to 2018
19/07/2017 - Home Office
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Found: programme FCO United Nations Development Programme £300,000 Women and Participation Gender

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Recent Speeches related to United Nations Women

1. UN Mission in Mali: Armed Forces Deployment
14/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: battlegroup will complete their deployment into the United Nations mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA. Over recent - Speech Link
2: conflict. As with many conflicts around the world, women and girls in Mali are disproportionately affected - Speech Link
3: an international peacekeeping force of over 60 nations, led by the Swedish UN mission force commander - Speech Link

2. Conflict in Tigray Region of Ethiopia
25/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: been targeted, and 10,000 women have been raped. Let that sink in: 10,000 women have been raped. The most - Speech Link

3. Yemen: Giving Peace a Chance (International Relations Committee Report)
01/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: and other diseases. In the words of various United Nations agencies, it is the “world’s worst humanitarian - Speech Link
2: not happen again in Yemen. When I was at the United Nations, I visited those who had to flee their homes - Speech Link

4. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
27/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: secure Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s return home to the United Kingdom so that she can be reunited with her daughter - Speech Link
2: range of issues with regard to Iran, including the United States of America and the E3, and, as I have already - Speech Link
3: hon. Friend not find it ironic then that the United Nations Economic and Social Council elected Iran for - Speech Link

5. International Widows Day
19/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: around the world, which was ratified by the United Nations at its 65th General Assembly in 2010. In his - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to United Nations Women
1. United Nations
asked by: Lord Balfe
15/02/2021
... and (2) the decision by the UN to designate 2021 as the International year of Fruits and Vegetables.

2. United Nations
asked by: Ruth Jones
21/04/2021
... what recent discussions he has had with the leadership of the United Nations.

3. United Nations: Taxation
asked by: Dan Carden
06/10/2020
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing an intergovernmental tax body at the United Nations.

4. Myanmar: United Nations
asked by: Stephen Kinnock
09/03/2021
... whether the Government (a) publicly opposes the suspension of Myanmar’s UN representative Kyaw Moe Tun and (b) plans to make a public statement opposing the appointment of any new ambassador to the UN made by the Military junta.

5. Myanmar: United Nations
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
29/04/2021
... to encourage the government of Myanmar to allow the UN Special Envoy for Myanmar to access that country.

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26 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Apsana Begum Portrait
Apsana Begum
Vice Chair
Labour - Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 25th August 2021
Lisa Cameron Portrait
Lisa Cameron
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Joined: 25th August 2021
Angela Crawley Portrait
Angela Crawley
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East
Joined: 25th August 2021
Tulip Siddiq Portrait
Tulip Siddiq
Vice Chair
Labour - Hampstead and Kilburn
Joined: 25th August 2021
Nadia Whittome Portrait
Nadia Whittome
Vice Chair
Labour - Nottingham East
Joined: 25th August 2021
1 APPG Membership
School Food
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 25th August 2021
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mrs Maria Miller MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5749.

Email: maria.miller.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rachel Edwards, Office of Maria Miller MP. Tel: 020 7219 5722

Email: rachel.edwards@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

UN Women UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.unwomenuk.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
19 Nov 2020
Source
L.E.K. Consulting
Description
Research services   From : 19/11/2020 To : 20/05/2021
Value
£25,501
Date
23 Sep 2020
Source
UN Women UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 23/09/2020 To : 22/09/2021
Value
£25,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the United Nations Women APPG