CSW62 (2018) Empowering Rural Women and Girls

CSW62 (2018) Empowering Rural Women and Girls

When: 12 to 23 March,
United Nations Headquarters, New York  

Default image, no image supplied by the user.The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018.

Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are welcome to attend the session.


Priority theme:
Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls;
Review theme:
Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women (agreed conclusions of the forty-seventh session); 

The Bureau of the Commission plays a crucial role in facilitating the preparation for, and in ensuring the successful outcome of the annual sessions of the Commission. Bureau members serve for two years. In 2002, in order to improve its work and ensure continuity, the Commission decided to hold the first meeting of its subsequent session, immediately following the closure of the regular session, for the sole purpose of electing the new Chairperson and other members of the Bureau (ECOSOC decision 2002/234).

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Date and Location

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 12:45pm to Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:45pm

United Nations Headquarters, New York
New York, NY 10001
United States

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