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Map gallery and the Member States of The United Nations (U.N.):

The official names of The States (countries) supporting various projects, programs and initiatives of the WHEC and are also the Member States of the United Nations - these are listed in alphabetical order. The WHEC adheres to UN terminology. It is based on the information received from the UN. WHEC makes information available in accordance with its policy on information disclosure.

The boundaries and names shown, and the designations used on maps do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the WHEC concerning the legal status of any country, territories, city or area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps represent approximate border lines for which there may not yet be full agreement.

Political commitment & recognition of women’s and children’s rights can ensure that every woman & every child receive the care that is needed and when it is needed. It is a basic determinant of the health of future generations.

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  • For NGOs in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC): Web portal devoted to non-governmental organizations in association with the United Nations, and to members of United Nations agencies, funds and programs, to promote best practices in the field of economic and social development are welcome. The portal gives users the opportunity to publish information and to engage and moderate discussion forums. It facilitates online preregistration and submitting written statements.

  • For multilingual terminology databases: linguistic tool created primarily to facilitate the work of WHEC and its staff members and other people around the world who participate or are interested in our work and activities. The inclusion of an item in this database should not be constructed as an endorsement by the WHEC or any particular position, entity or program.

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