CSW 63 - 2019

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The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.

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


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); 



IFBPW could conclude contracts with two hotels to get a better rate for the members who participate in the Leaders' Summit (March 8/9) or in CSW63 (March 11 to 23). 

One is Affinia Shelburne, at Lexinton Ave./ 37th street and the other one is Westgate Resorts, 42nd Street in between 1st and 2nd Ave.


Each of the participants organizes herself: One person has to book the room and has to guarantee the payment with her credit card. This can be done by the following links before February 1st, 2019. After this date the room contingent goes back to the hotels. Prices are only guaranteed until then.

Affinia Shelburne

 They offer :

  • Guest room with 2 queen size beds without kitchen 239.- US$, with taxes  279.75.
  • Studio suite with kitchen and 2 queen size beds for 259.- US$, with taxes 302.71 US$

Link to book Affinia Shelburne

Westgate Resorts

They offer:

  • Standard rooms with a queen size bed, 189.- US$, with taxes 220.37.
  • Standard DD (2 beds), 219.-US$, with taxes 252.81 US$.
  • Jr. Suite (1 king + 1 sleeper sofa), 239, with taxes.

Link to book Westgate Resorts

Please let us know when you come to New York and send an e-mail to Catherine Bosshart Thank you!

Dates and Announcements

Upcoming Important Dates to know:


1 - 22 October 2018

UN Women CSO statement submissions


9 October 2018

UN Women opens registration for CSW63


15 October 2018

NGO CSW/NY opens Parallel Event Application for CSW63


9 November 2018

Parallel Event application deadline


30 November 2018

Notification of your Parallel Event application


4 January 2019

Confirmation of Parallel Event acceptance


up to 27 January 2019

Registration open for delegates

Please contact


Dear BPW Members,

Should you have a project in the framework of CSW 63 and would like to join CSW 63, please get immediately in touch with me:

catherine.bosshart@bpw-international.org .

Registrations without having contacted me, will not be accepted.

CSW 63 - documents

Video information by NGO CSW

Video 1

Introduction and Visa-Information

Video 2

How to register for CSW 63

Video 3

Registration Part 1

Video 4

Registration Part 2

Video 5

CSW 63 Part 1

Video 6

CSW 63 Part 2

Video 7

Preparing for CSW 63

Part 3

Video 8

UN Pass

Video 9

Preparing for Your Trip

Video 10

Corrected Dates - Highlights: First week of CSW

Part 1



Video 11

Highlights: First week of CSW, Part 2


Video 12

Highlights: Second week of CSW and more information