CSW64

The sixty-forth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 09 to 20 March 2020.

Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are welcome to attend the session.

The main focus of the session will be on the review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly. The review will include an assessment of current challenges that affect the implementation of the Platform for Action and the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and its contribution towards the full realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

CSW64 Political Declaration

Yesterday, the UN Commission on the Status of Women convened for its 64th session for a procedural meeting. Beyond the opening statements, the meeting allowed for the adoption of the Political Declaration. Member States also had the opportunity to deliver position statements on the Political Declaration. A link to a

25 years since the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action – a vision and commitment still valid today

A blog by Linda Witong, Special Advisor to Advocacy "Twenty-five years ago, 186 countries gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark for the World Summit for Social Development (WSSD), joined by 2,300 representatives from 811 non-governmental organisations and created the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action. This year marks the 25th anniversary of

CSW64 SI Webinar Ready to View

Webinar Title: CSW64 2020 A Webinar was presented by the Soroptimist International United Nations Representatives which is now ready for you to view by clicking on the image below.   Duration: 60 minutes Objective: To introduce the Commission on the Status of Women 64 (CSW64) 2 x one-hour webinars were

The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women

The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2020. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from all regions of the world will join together with 100 delegates of Soroptimist International

‘Lets Keep On Moving Forward’ toward Equality, Development and Peace

by Dawn Marie Lemonds, a participant in the NGO Forum September 1995 "Not one of the 50,000 people at the opening ceremony of the 4th World Conference on Women (4WCW) in Beijing 1995 could ever forget the power of voices singing together at the largest event ever held on women’s

The Generation Equality Forum

The Generation Equality Forum is a civil society-led, multi-stakeholder gathering taking place within the context of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, with two major meetings to be held in Mexico, 7-8 May 2020 and Paris, 7-10 July 2020. The Forum is convened by UN

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