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
CSW 60th Registration Update

CSW 60th Registration Update

Updates on CSW 1,330 organizations have registered for CSW60 and 8,206 representatives (8,400 last year). Oral interventions: There are 3 interactive panels. Go to CSW website for information about NGO participation and sign up forms. Preference given to interventions on behalf of a caucus or group of NGOs and also speaking to the priority theme or review theme. Many fewer people have signed up for oral interventions than oral statements. IMPORTANT FOR NGOS TO SIGN UP, particularly for review theme on eliminating and preventing violence against women. May sign up for both oral…Read more