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


Watch NGO CSW/NY’s New CSW62 Orientation Series! 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. NGO CSW/NY released the video… Read More


Apply for a table at the NGO CSW62 Forum Artisan Fair! Deadline Friday, 19 January Artisans whose proceeds will go directly to raising funds for their NGOs are invited to apply for a table at the Artisan Fair. The Artisan Fair will take place on 15 March 2018 from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm at… Read More


Watch NGO CSW/NY’s New CSW62 Orientation Series! NGO CSW/NY has created an online Orientation video series for those who are new to CSW. A new video covering different topics will be released every week. These videos contain helpful information, advise, and how to instructions to prepare you for CSW62. Look for videos on the NGO… Read More


Registration for NGO CSW62 Forum Parallel Events Now Open Until 15 December Register to Host an NGO CSW62 Forum Parallel Event NGO CSW62 Forum Parallel Events: 12 March- 23 March 2018 Registration to host parallel events: Deadline: December 15 Costs to Apply A basic room with no AV Provided costs $250 Premium Room with AV… Read More


Mapping Women, Peace and Security in the UN Security Council: 2016 This policy brief outlines the findings from the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security’s (NGOWG) monitoring and analysis of the United Nations (UN) Security Council’s daily work over the course of 2016. The recommendations build on our well-established policy guidance project, the… Read More


“Economic Empowerment of Women in the Changing World of Work” Approved on Friday, March 24   The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) took place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 13 -2 4 March 2017.  The meeting took place at a critical juncture in the changing global… Read More


NGO’s Access to the UN has Been Limited The UN Security Division has apparently, in the past two days, determined that NGOs may not have access after 6pm. The CSW negotiations have been scheduled for the two rooms that have delegate access only from the second floor delegates lounge. This undermines our ability to work in… Read More


YOUTH DECLARATION Gender-just Implementation Of The Sustainable Development Goals: Young Women’s Right To Economic Empowerment And Participation In Leadership And Decision-making THE OCCASION OF THE SECOND YOUTH CSW FORUM IN PREPARATION FOR THE SIXTY-FIRST SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN… Read More


INFORMAL NGO MORNING BRIEFINGS (REQUIRES UN GROUNDS PASS TO ATTEND) (For non pass holders, the Town Hall can be viewed on webtv.un.org or live streamed to CCUN- 2nd Fl) TOWN HALL WITH PHUMZILE MLAMBO-NGCUKA, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women Wednesday 15 March, 08:30 AM – 09:15 AM Conference Room 4 – GA Building, United Nations… Read More