NGO CSW62 Forum will take place March 11-23, 2018 in and around the United Nations.
Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls;
Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women (agreed conclusions of the forty-seventh session).
NGO CSW62 Forum Registration opens 15 November, 2017- 7 March, 2018
Consultation Day ($100) 11 March, 2018 at the Tribeca – Performing Arts Center Borough of Manhattan Community College(BMCC)
Reception ($80) 13 March, 2018 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the New York University Kimmel Center.
Consultation Day- 11 March Tribeca- Performing Arts Center (BMCC) 9:00am-3:30pm Tickets $100
The programme features:
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women
H.E. Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason, Permanent Representative Mission of Ireland; Bureau Chair, Commission on the Status of Women Conversation moderated by Lara Setrakian, News Deeply
Keynote Address by the 2018 NGO CSW Woman of Distinction Sizani Gubane, Founder of Rural Women's Movement, South Africa
Panel Discussion- The Concerns of Rural Women
Gia Gaspard Taylor, Network of Rural Women Producers, Trinidad and Tobago
Maria Luisa Mendonca, Network for Social Justice and Human Rights, Brazil
Lilly Be'Soer, Voice for Change, Jiwaka Province, New Guinea
Ruth Faircloth, Rural Migrant Ministry, New York State
Moderator: Esther Mwaura, GROOTS Kenya
Respondent: Hon. Marilou McPhedran, Senator (Canada) Our afternoon session will feature
Media: Women's Stories for Empowerment and Change
Cities for CEDAW Award Ceremony to Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti and posthumously to San Francisco Mayor Lee who was the inspiration and enabler of the first US Cities for CEDAW ordinance
NGO CSW Forum Info
Participants will learn about how to be effective partners in UN negotiations about women’s human rights.