The Office for Women is holding a roundtable in Canberra to discuss Australia’s key priorities for engagement in CSW 55 on 11 November 2010.

Discussions will include:

  • Overview of CSW:
    • Introduction to CSW
    • Role of the Australian Delegation
    • Summary of OfW preparations for CSW 55
  • NGOs attending independently
  • National Human Right Institutions at CSW
    • Australia priorities in 2011
  • UN Women
    • Australian Government Update
  • The future for UNIFEM Australia
  • NGO UN working group – update
  • Nominations for DAW panel on “access and participation of women and girls to education, training, science and technology including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work”
  • Overview of the theme and summary of informal submissions
  • Roundtable discussion:
  • What are the key issues for Australia relating to the priority theme in 2011?
  • What are the achievements?
  • Roundtable discussion continued:
  • Setting priorities for negotiation at CSW 55
  • CSW 55 Side Events
  • Next Steps