CSW62: Orientation Video 10 has been Released! NGO CSW/NY has created an online Orientation video series for those who interested in learning about the CSW. A new video covering different topics will be released every week. These videos contain helpful information, advice, and how-to instructions to prepare you for CSW62. We released  “Video 10: Highlights:… Read More


Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls Draft agreed conclusions. The Zero Draft of the CSW62 Outcome Document has been released. To prepare for CSW62 please read the attached document, “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.” The Outcome… Read More


  (Source DPI Protocol and Liaison Services)   The new Permanent Representative of the Marshall Islands to the United Nations, Amatlain Elizabeth Kabua, presented her credentials to the UN SEcretary General Ban Ki-moon on 7 July, 2016.  She held the same post between 2012 and 2014, when she took a leave of absence. Prior to… Read More


  Bandana Rana elected as expert member at UN CEDAW Committee   On the 22 July, 2016,  Bandana Rana, Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific NGO Committee became the  first Nepali to be elected as an expert to serve on the CEDAW Committee.  The meeting was conducted at the UN Headquarters in New York. The election held in the… Read More


  Dear Friends, On behalf of UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary General Lakshmi Puri, please see attached an analysis report of the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) that took place this March. The CSW assumed particular significance this year not only as it celebrated its milestone sixtieth session, but… Read More


Representatives from Pacific CSOs and Government at the recent Pacific CSO Prep for CSW60 discussing creative and strategic ways to influence ‪#‎CSW60‬ outcomes. The goal of the meeting is to strengthen the capacity of Government, NGOs and women’s human rights activists to advocate for the rights and empowerment of Pacific women and girls at the… Read More