The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.
Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are expected to attend the session.
Priority theme: Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls;
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The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights. CSW established from 1946. Its mandate was to “prepare recommendations and reports to the Economic and Social Council on promoting women’s rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields” and to make recommendations “on urgent problems requiring immediate ...Continue Reading →
The WFEO Committee for Women in Engineering (WIE) joined the world community in collaboration with UNESCO to celebrate the 2018 International Women’s Day in Paris, France.
The high point of the event which was held on March 9, 2018, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris was the commemoration ...Continue Reading →
This year’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations was the first-ever in-depth review of selected Sustainable Development Goals: poverty, food and agriculture, health, gender, oceans, resilient infrastructure, and means of implementation.
The meeting, which took place between 10 and 19 July ...Continue Reading →
Women engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs from more than 30 countries in Asia and Africa, came together at the 3rd International ISTIC UNESCO Conference on “Women in Science, Technology & Innovation: Innovative Solutions by Women for the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030”, ...Continue Reading →
On March 13th 2017, the opening day of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at UN Headquarters in New York, WFEO participated in a high level forum organised by UNESCO on the importance of engineering and science in empowering women in a technology-led world of work. This was an important side event that occurred at the same ...Continue Reading →