The study produced a comprehensive report on Member States’ (and Croatia’s) implementation of the objectives in Area H of the Beijing Platform for Action: institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women. The study reviewed objectives H1 and H2 of the Beijing Platform for Action: “create or strengthen national machineries and other governmental bodies”; and “integrate gender perspectives in legislation, public policies, programmes and projects”. The study also monitored the indicators proposed by the Finnish Presidency in 2006. For a complete picture of Area H, the study included the implementation of objective H3 in the Member States and Croatia (“generate and disseminate gender-disaggregated data and information for planning and evaluation”). Finally, it proposed indicators to monitor implementation of this objective.