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On April 19, 2022, UN Women officially launched the third edition of the Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards. The launch event introduced the 2022 categories and application process and featured a panel discussion with 2021 Regional Judges and Awardees. Watch the recording to get inspired to start your application!

Click here to watch Testimonial Videos from our 2020 and 2021 Awardees!
Watch our Information Session to learn more!
Watch the recording of our first Live Information Session to learn all about the 2022 categories and how to complete the application, and hear the answers to our most frequently asked questions.
Celebrating business champions for gender equality
Congratulations to all the 2020 Awards winners who have been honoured as the highest achieving businesses in their respective categories. We've decided to catch up with our regional winners to find out more about what inspires them and what makes them tick watch below to find out more. 
The Women's Empowerment Principles: A decade-defining movement

The year 2020 marked the 10th anniversary of the WEPs or Women's Empowerment Principles, which are emblematic of a global corporate network of nearly 5,000 signatories with a common mission to achieve gender equality in business. Developed by UN Women and UN Global Compact in 2010, the WEPs are seven guiding principles providing a roadmap for a more equal, inclusive and sustainable future.


Following the success of its first edition last year, the UN Women Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards in 2021 will once again recognize the achievements of businesses actively working to empower women. Because while the pandemic has put Asia-Pacific economies to the test, it also opens up the possibility of many more remarkable stories of business resilience, innovation and commitment to improve a range of gender issues.


The WEPs Awards is hosted by UN Women's WeEmpowerAsia programme with the European Union as donor and partner. To learn more about WeEmpowerAsia, visit http://weempowerasia.org.

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