The Passing of the Torch ceremony was a significant commitment-making moment. The ceremony included the launch of the Global Acceleration Plan, which provides a feminist road map across the six Action Coalition issues that outlines what is needed to redistribute power and responsibility. The ceremony propelled renewed and revitalized collective action.
With the Civil Society Advisory Group in leadership, the youth and civil society came together around a Feminist Pathway from an intersectional and intergenerational lens. It constitutes a comprehensive plan (priorities and recommendations) for 12 Areas of Concern to guide action to achieve gender equality and women and girls' human rights. The youth also made recommendations from the perspective of their vision 2026.
The announcement of catalytic commitments amounting to a total of 125 million dollars was a high point in the Forum's agenda. This announcement was designed to inspire and mobilize more significant commitment-making efforts that will take centre-stage at the Forum in Paris. Announced commitments in Mexico follow.
Launched by the Government of Mexico and integrated by 20 United Nations Member States that are committed to gender equality, the Group of Friends of Gender Equality seeks to initiate coordinated efforts towards promotional actions and advocacy in different multilateral forums, the group of friends is a positive result that reinforces the mutually reinforcing goals.
The Unstereotype Alliance launched a national chapter in Mexico during the Generation Equality Forum in Mexico City. Convened by UN Women, the Unstereotype Alliance is a thought and action platform that seeks to eradicate harmful stereotypes from advertising and the media. Mexico is the Alliance's eighth national chapter worldwide and, following Brazil (2019), the second in Latin America.