Latest update for NGO CSW63 Forum: Parallel Event Application
Priority theme: Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls;
Review theme: Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development (agreed conclusions of the sixtieth session);
After reviewing your suggestions, we have made some changes and improved our application process.
We hope this will allow more time for you to organize your event, apply for your visa if needed and arrange financing.
We will share suggestions on the visa interview process and provide invitation letters to our NGO Forum if needed.
All applications will be reviewed to determine the relationship of the proposed parallel event to the priority and/or review theme and its relevance to advancing gender equality post conference. Selected parallel events will be scheduled for a 90-minute slot Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 6:15pm during 11-22 March.
New dates to be aware of:
15 October 2018
9 November 2018
Notification of your application:
30 November 2018
Confirmation of event acceptance:
4 January 2019
We look forward to working with you to create a meaningful experience for everyone. We will notify you by email of accepted parallel events by 30 November. If your event is not accepted, you will receive a full refund.
CSW63 registration for NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will be open online via the United Nations Indico registration system from 9 October 2018 to 27 January 2019.
Submission of written statements will be open for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC from 1 October to 22 October 2018 via United Nations CSO-net. The link to the sign-up form will be posted here on 1 October 2018.
Sign up for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC to express interest in delivering an oral statement during the general discussion will be open online from 24 January to 18 February 2019. The link to the sign-up form will be posted here on 24 January 2019.
Sign up for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC wishing to express interest in intervening from the floor during an interactive panel will be open online from 24 January until 18 February 2019. The link to the sign-up form will be posted here on 24 January 2019.