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62nd Commission on the Status of Women

Event

62nd Commission on the Status of Women
Title:
62nd Commission on the Status of Women
When:
Mon, 12. March 2018 - Fri, 23. March 2018
Where:
UN Headquarters - New York City, New York
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Description

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The 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women opens at 10:00 a.m. in the General Assembly Hall. It will continue until 23 March.

The 62nd Session of CSW will focus on the “challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.” More than 300 side events are expected, including a high-level event at 3 p.m. 12 March on the Spotlight Initiative featuring the Deputy Secretary-General, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, the Executive Director of UN Women and others – please find the media advisory attached. All major events will be streamed live on UN Web TV  -  http://webtv.un.org/


 About the Commission

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. A functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), it was established by Council resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946.

The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.

 


Venue

Location:
UN Headquarters
City:
New York City
State:
New York
Country:
United States