Eleven states, including the seven heads of state and government and the European Union, have announced national commitments under the partnership to help promote gender equality. Recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Gender Equality on promoting gender equality and empowering girls and women and calling for action. The abolition of gender-based violence; Ensure a fair and quality education and health; Promoting women`s participation in the economy; Ensuring full equality between men and women in public policy. Last year, the G7`s first Gender Equality Advisory Council developed comprehensive, evidence-based recommendations on „Make Gender Inequality History.“ It set out a framework of policy recommendations for G7 heads of state and government to take steps to ensure that gender equality and the empowerment of girls and women become the norm, not the exception. The biarritz partnership was launched by G7 leaders at a summit in Biarritz, France, on August 25, 2019, chaired by French President Emmanuel Macron. The aim of this initiative is to strengthen the G7`s responsibility and strengthen other countries` efforts for gender equality. Based on the G7 recommendations, world leaders launched the Biarritz partnership at the G7 summit. It contains commitments from both G7 members and invited countries, such as India, Senegal, Chile and Australia, to pass new legislation to promote gender equality. The Council also calls on the G7 to set a framework for accountability, with clear indicators that continuously follow the G7`s progress on actions and commitments on gender equality and report on them annually and achieve gender equality in the G7 countries , ministerial and representative delegations by 2025.
The presidency of the G7 in 2019 is held by France, which has chosen the „fight against inequality“ as the priority of its presidency. In order to put in the context of the fight against gender inequality, the President of the French Republic decided to expand and renew the Advisory Council for Gender Equality, created under the Canadian presidency of the G7. The 35 members of the Advisory Committee1, who have different skills and backgrounds, contributed to this document entitled The Council`s Recommendations on Gender Equality to promote gender equality and strengthen the role of girls and women in their areas of expertise. The Executive Director discussed with Canadian Prime Minister Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege, the G7 commitments on gender equality in 2018 and 2019, and the framework for monitoring and accountability for the Biarritz partnership – efforts to eliminate gender inequality.