UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 61st Session Agreed Conclusions

UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 61st Session Agreed Conclusions

  The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) took place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 13 -2 4 March 2017.  The meeting took place at a critical juncture in the changing global political landscape and key challenges to gender equality, the women's empowerment agenda and Civil Society Organisation (CSO) representation were very evident.  In effect, CSW 61 was viewed as a litmus test of the strength of international political commitment in the face of gains secured, especially between the 2012 t0 2016 period.     It was…Read more
Invite: 14 March CSW61 Forum Reception

Invite: 14 March CSW61 Forum Reception

Recent update from The NGO CSW/NY Reception Committee NGO CSW 61 Forum: Reception Tuesday, 14 March 6:00 to 8:00 pm The NGO CSW Forum Reception will be held at Rosenthal Pavilion, NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square S New York, NY 10012.   Reception Tips Please download and bring your ticket so you do not have to wait on line upon arrival. We would love to see you wear your beautiful native dress/attire and proudly represent your culture. Our Reception is a great platform to connect with new and old colleagues. We encourage you…Read more
Who will be the new Secretary General of the UN?

Who will be the new Secretary General of the UN?

  An election is due to be held in 2016 to select the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, to succeed Ban Ki-moon, whose term will conclude on 31 December 2016. There are few rules governing the selection of the Secretary-General. The only guiding text is Article 97 of the United Nations Charter, which states that “The Secretary-General shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council.” As a result, the selection is subject to the veto of any of the five permanent members of the Security Council.[1] In 1946, the General Assembly adopted a…Read more
JERA International supports the ARROW / APWW Written Statement for the 60th Session of the CSW

JERA International supports the ARROW / APWW Written Statement for the 60th Session of the CSW

Source: ARROW Commission on the Status of Women Sixtieth session 14-24 March 2016 Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century” Statement submitted by Asia Pacific Women’s Watch and Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council. Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development The Asian-Pacific Research and Resource Centre for Women and the Asia Pacific Women’s Watch state that…Read more
CSW 60th Update –  On-site registration

CSW 60th Update – On-site registration

  ON-SITE REGISTRATION For English - scroll down below   For French Cher(e) représentant(e) pré-enregistré(e) pour CSW60, Veuillez trouver ci-joint et dans ce message – en Anglais, Français et Espagnol – la note d’information contenant les informations d’importance concernant lesinscriptions sur place pour CSW60. http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/ngo-participation/ngo-advisories   For Spanish Estimado representante pre-inscrito para CSW60, Econtrará adjunto (y más abajo) -en inglés, francés y español- un aviso con información importante sobre la inscripción in situ para CSW60. http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/ngo-participation/ngo-advisories   English Dear Organizations with pre-registered representatives for CSW60,   Because of the high number of pre-registrations…Read more