The 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women is underway and here's is all you need to know about it. Follow the conversation online at
The 60th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) kicked of on Monday 14th 2016 in New York and will go on until March 24th, with two weeks of meetings and interesting side events dedicated to advancing gender equality, #GlobalGoals and the #Planet5050 agenda. It brings together governments and civil society from around the world to discuss how to make #Planet5050 a reality.
The Commission on the Status of Women is the single-largest intergovernmental gathering on women and girls. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. A functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), it was established by Council resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946
#CSW60 will focus on the link between women’s empowerment and the #globalgoals. Check out this time-lapse paying tribute to the women and men at the Commission who have been promoting women’s rights since 1946!
The #CSW60 draft agreed conclusions and draft resolution on the multi-year programme of work of the Commission are now available on the CSW60 website. Access them here.
#Planet5050 means a world where men and women share the work and share the rewards equally.