NGO CSW62 Forum will take place March 11-23, 2018 in and around the United Nations. This year the focus is on:
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 1 November, 2017- 7 March, 2018
Consultation Day 11 March, 2018 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)
Reception 13 March, 2018 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the New York University Kimmel Center.
Registration: 15 November- 15 December, 2017
Notification: 15 January, 2018
Final acceptance: 22 January, 2018
Artisan Fair 15 March, 2018 from 1.00pm to 5.00pm at Church Center of the United Nations (CCUN) 2nd Floor
Expert Group Meeting: CSW62
In preparation for the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women convened an Expert Group Meeting on the priority theme: “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.” The Expert Group Meeting was co-convened by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) at IFAD Headquarters in Rome, Italy, on 20 to 22 September 2017.