martes, 22 de febrero de 2011

Commission on the Status of Women

A global policy-making body, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), dedicated exclusively to gender equality and the advancement of women. Every year, representatives of Member States gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to evaluate progress on gender equality, identify challenges, set global standards and formulate concrete policies to promote gender equality and advancement of women worldwide. read more: About CSWDocumentationNGO Participation

CSW 2011

The fifty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 22 February to 4 March 2011. Representatives from Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world will attend the session. There will be a number of activities, including interactive dialogues and panels, during the two-week session.
Webcast Click here to view the live webcast! (UN webcast channel 3)
The following highlights key focus areas of CSW 2011.
  • Priority Theme: Access and participation of women and girls in education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work
  • Review Theme: The elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child
  • Emerging Issue: Gender equality and sustainable development
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