LGBTIQ Groups Respond to Hate Bus Can you see the bus picture? As many of you may have heard International Organization for the Family, National Organization for Marriage, and Citizen Go are parading around a hate bus in New York City. A group of LGBTIQ organizations and individuals worked together on a press release noting… 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 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

“Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” Compilation Document To prepare for CSW61 please read the attached document, “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work Draft agreed conclusions.” We cannot add new information at this point. It would be useful for you to note what you think is particularly strong in… Read More

NGO CSW 61 Forum: Consultation Day H.E. Mr. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota (Brazil), Chair of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women Sunday, 12 March -9:00 am to 3:30 pm The NGO CSW Consultation Day will be held at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter… Read More

    CSW 61 Guide is now available, what you need to know!   For More information: Check the UN Women homepage at under the CSW61 tab for updates, key dates, and information. Any remaining questions can be directed to… Read More