Calendar of Side Events

NGOs with valid UN grounds passes need not indicate prior interest in attending events unless specified by event sponsors. Side events on UN premises are not ticketed this year unless they are by invitation only.

Mon, 10 March | Tue, 11 March | Wed, 12 March | Thu, 13 March | Fri, 14 March
Mon, 17 March | Tue, 18 March | Wed, 19 March | Thu, 20 March | Fri, 21 March


Monday, 10 March 2014

  • Women Deliver, The Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations, in support of Every Woman Every Child
    Investing in Girls and Women: Everyone Wins
    Contact: rpagano[at]
    By invitation only
  • UNGEI, UNESCO EFA-GMR, UNICEF, Education International, Plan
    To 2015 and beyond: Putting Girls' Education at the Heart of the Agenda
    Contact: adosreis[at]
    No reserved seating for this event. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Capacity of 150.
  • Canada, Malawi, Zambia, PLAN International
    Lessons learned in country: How to end child, early and forced marriage
    Contact: PRMNYRSVP[at]
  • The United Nations Committee of the International Psychoanalytical Association
    Equality - What can women do with the resources they have?
  • Thailand, Australia, Rwanda, Indonesia, DPKO/DFS
    Increasing Women's Contribution to Peace and Security
    Contact: mita.thaimission[at]

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

  • The government of Australia and the World Bank Group
    Women's economic opportunities: Unpaid care and beyond
    Contact: kgalvin[at]
    Passes will only be distributed to guests who have received confirmation of their attendance from Kate Galvin of the World Bank Group ( You will need to send your full name for registration. Further details in regards to pass collection will be provided to those who register.
    No more reservations
  • IPU and UN Women
    "At the crossroads of sustainable development and gender equality: the role of parliaments"
    Contact: mds[at]
    No RSVP needed. Observer CSOs are allowed in the designated section
  • EU with Denmark, Peru, the Philippines and UN women
    What women bring to sustainable development: building on MDGs achievements and gaps to create new opportunities and face common challenges?
    Contact: Jelena.Vujic[at]
  • Germany
    Equal Pay Day
    Event starts at 1.00pm!
  • IPU and UN Women
    "At the crossroads of sustainable development and gender equality: the role of parliaments"
    No RSVP needed. Observer CSOs are allowed in the designated section.
  • El Salvador, Montage Initiative, The Le Menach Foundation
    In Our Right Minds ~ Guiding Women To Their Strength As Leaders, Leading Men To Strength Without Armor
    Contact: jwatkins[at]

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

  • Millennium Campaign and WAGGGS
    The World We Want for Girls: From the MDGs to post-2015
    Contact: amy[at]
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
    Promoting Gender Equality and Empowering Women and Girls through Education
    Contact: unmission[at]
    R.S.V.P. to no later than 10 March 2014
  • Government of Finland, ILO
    Equal pay for work of equal value
    Contact: NEWYORK[at]

Thursday, 13 March 2014

  • Denmark, United States of America
    The Equal Futures Partnership: Addressing the Impact of Gender-Based Violence on Women's Economic and Political Participation
    (please use 45th Street entrance)
    Space is limited; please RSVP here before March 6.
  • El Salvador, Malawi, Global Alliance for Women's Health, Virginia Lee Clark Foundation
    Symposium: "Driving Down Maternal Deaths through Evidence-Based Policy and Technology: Anemia, Postpartnum Hemorrhage and Digital Medicine"
  • The governments of Germany and Malaysia
    "Beyond 2015: Due Diligence Framework to End Violence against Women"
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
    Do Everything - Break Stereotypes when Choosing Education and Work
    Contact: unmission[at]
    R.S.V.P. to no later than 11 March 2014
  • Permanent Mission of The Bahamas to the United Nations/Ministry of Social Services and Community Development of The Bahamas & UN-Women
    Screening of the film "Womanish Ways, Freedom, Human Rights & Democracy The Women's Suffrage Movement in The Bahamas 1948-1962" followed by Q&A segment with producer, writer and director, Ms. Marion Bethel
    Contact: sdixon[at]
    Kindly RSVP as seating is limited

Friday, 14 March 2014

  • Permanent Mission of Jamaica; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc
    Delta Day at the UN: Economic Empowerment and Opportunities for Women and Girls
    Contact: rblawrence85[at]
    No more reservations

Monday, 17 March 2014

  • Australia
    Independent musical/stage production
    Contact: john.olenich[at]

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

  • U.S. Mission to the UN
    Women Helping Communities
    Contact: herrerak[at]
    Robina Niaz
    Founder & Director, Turning Point for Women & Families
    Cecilia Clarke
    Founder & former Director, Sadie Nash Leadership Project
    Carole Artigiani
    Founder & former Director, Global Kids
    And youth leaders from the three organizations
    RSVP with name and affiliation to Kathleen Herrera at
  • Norway
    THE GLASS CEILING. CRACKED BUT UNBROKEN: A panel discussion on gender and smart economy
    Contact: Carina.Alm[at]
    Representatives of Member States, Observers, UN agencies and NGOs are cordially invited. Please RSVP to the event, but note that a grounds pass or ticket is not needed to attend

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

  • El Salvador Mission Engr Aja Eze Foundation
    Women's Participation in Building Bridges and a culture of Peace
    Contact: ugojiaeze[at]
  • Permanent Mission of Bangladesh, Global Education First Initiative, UNESCO
    Girls' Education: Effective tool for empowerment
    Contact: bangladeshun[at]
  • Permanent Mission of Romania to the UN
    The Treshold of the Desert - Screening and Seminar on Women´s Empowerment in the MENA Region