The sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women CSW 65 will take place from 15 to 26 March 2021.
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).
The Bureau for the 65th session (2021) of the Commission on the Status of Women comprises the following members:
January 19, 2020
Virtual Platform Training for Parallel Event Organizers
Are you organizing one of the 640+ Parallel Events for the NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum? Not sure how to best utilize our virtual platform for your event? Join us for a training session specifically for Parallel Event organizers! We'll be going over how to utilize the platform to host your event, as well as how to promote your event and organization, and engage with Advocates and attendees.
The training will be recorded and disseminated after the event for those who cannot attend or those who need a refresher.
See also Tutorial for Organziers (scroll to Videos) or watch on YouTube.
January 10, 2021
CSW65 - March 15-26, 2021
Women in Public Life - Equal Participation in Decision Making - End Violence - Achieve Gender Equality - #csw65
How to participate at CSW 65 from March, 15-26, 2021
Registering as Advocate
Registering as Representatives
If you would like to attend as representative, please fill out this form before January 31, 2021. It goes to Catherine Bosshart.
All representatives have to deliver after CSW 65 a short report of their experience until April 30, 2021
December 12, 2020
Mark your calendars! To help Parallel Event organizers navigate our virtual platform and manage their virtual events, we will be hosting a training on 20 January 2021. More information will follow.
Find here a Tutorial for Parallel Event Organizers
PARALLEL EVENTS APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED
The Parallel Events application deadline has
been extended to 28 December 2020.
Any NGO can apply as long as their proposed event is relevant to the CSW65 themes or the Generation Equality Forum. Your organization does not have to be ECOSOC-accredited to host a Parallel Event.
Priority theme: Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls;
Review theme: Women's empowerment and the link to sustainable development (agreed conclusions of the sixtieth session)
December 12, 2020
REGISTER TO BECOME A NGO CSW65 VIRTUAL FORUM ADVOCATE TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE VIRTUAL PLATFORM.
Use the platform as an advocacy tool by seeing who else is registered to the platform and networking with them.
Those who wish to participate in CSW 65 must pay US$25 and then have the status of advocate. Our organization is known at the UN as the International Federation of Business and Professional Women.
October 5, 2020
Expert Group Meeting