Side events

CSW62: Empowering rural women and girls


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Key Official Meetings:

  • Opening of the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 12 March, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., UN General Assembly [Live Webcast]
  • Ministerial Segment: 4 Ministerial Round Tables on the priority theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls (in two parallel meetings), 12 March, Topic A: Good practices in the empowerment of rural women and girls, including through access to education, infrastructure and technology, food security and nutrition, MRT 1: 3 - 4.30 p.m.; Conference Room 4, MRT 2: 4.30 - 6 p.m.; Conference Room 4; Topic B: Good practices in the empowerment of rural women and girls, including through prevention of gender-based violence and through access to justice, social services and health care, MRT 3, 3 - 4.30 p.m.; Conference Room 1; MRT 4, 4.30 - 6 p.m.; Conference Room 1
  • High-level interactive dialogue among Ministers on the priority theme ‘Building alliances to achieve gender equality and empower rural women and girls,’ 13 March, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Conference Room 4
  • High-level interactive dialogue on ‘Accelerating implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and achieving concrete results by 2020,’ 13 March, 3 - 6 p.m., Conference Room 4
  • Interactive dialogue on ‘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,’ 14 March, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Conference Room 4
  • Interactive dialogue on ‘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,’ 14 March, 3 - 6 p.m., Conference Room 4
  • Interactive Expert Panel on ‘the role of rural women’s land rights and land tenure security in reaching the SDGs, 16 March, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Conference Room 4
  • Interactive Expert Panel on ‘innovative data approaches for measuring progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment,’ 16 March, 3 - 6 p.m., Conference Room 4

Entire list of official events available at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw62-2018/official-meetings

All the above will also be webcast live at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/csw/webcasts; and http://webtv.un.org/

UN Women organized/co-sponsored events:

  • Unity in Diversity—an evening of art of hope with Nigerian women, organized by Mission of Nigeria, UN Women and partners, 11 March, 6 – 8 p.m., General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters
  • What Will it Take to Make the 2030 Agenda Work for Women and Girls?, organized by the Mission of Germany, UN Women, and Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF), 12 March, 1 - 3 p.m., Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, 871 United Nations Plaza, New York
  • Transformative Financing for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Rural Women, organized by UN Women and IMF, 12 March, 6.30 - 7.45 p.m., Conference Room 11
  • Delivering as One: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals with and for Rural Women and Girls, organized by UN Women and Rome-based agencies (WFP, FAO, IFAD), 13 March, 10 - 11.15 a.m., Conference Room 1 [Live Webcast]
  • Mobilizing Public and Private Investments in the LDCs for Women's Economic Empowerment, organized by the Mission of Switzerland, SIDA, UNCDF, UNDP and UN Women, 13 March, 1.15 - 2.30 p.m., Conference Room 8
  • A Holistic, Integrated Approach to Accelerate Rural Women's Empowerment: JPRWEE Case, organized by Niger, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), World Food Programme (WFP), and UN Women, 13 March, 4.45 - 6 p.m., Ex-press Bar, GA Building
  • High Level Side Event: Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Africa by 2030, organized by the Missions of Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Italy, Uganda, Zambia and with support from UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women, 14 March, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m., ECOSOC Chamber [Live Webcast]
  • Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Capacity-Building and Economic Empowerment of Women Farmers, organized by the Missions of Mali, Malawi, and Luxembourg as well as UN Women, 14 March, 4.45 - 6 p.m., Conference Room 11 [Live Webcast] Link to Flyer
  • High-level Side Event with Member States on the Joint Global Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence, organized by UN Women and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with WHO, UNODC and UNDP, 14 March, 6 - 7.30 p.m., Madison Ballroom, Westin Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street, New York
  • High-Level event on Advancing Gender Equality in Nationality Laws, organized by the Missions of Australia, Madagascar, Morocco, Sierra Leone, the Office of the Permanent Observer for the League of Arab States to the United Nations, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), UN Women, UNHCR, UNICEF, Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, 14 March, 6.30 - 7.45 p.m., Express Bar - GA Building Link to Flyer
  • Racing Towards Gender Equality: The media’s portrayal of women athletes and its effects on women’s participation in sports, organized by the International Olympic Committee, UN Women, UNESCO, Procter & Gamble, and NBC, 14 March, 6.30 - 8.30 p.m., The Diplomat Ballroom, The Millennium Hilton New York, One United Nations Plaza, New York
  • High-Level Side Event: African Women’s Decade: Stepping Up Action for & with Rural Women to 2020, organized by the African Union, OSAA, and UN Women, 15 March, 10 - 11.15 a.m., Ex-Press Bar - GA Building
  • Applying CEDAW General Recommendation 37 on Gender-Related Dimensions of Disaster Risk Reduction in the Context of Climate Change, organized by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Women, and the Mission of Fiji, 15 March, 3 - 4.15 p.m., Ex-Press Bar - GA Building
  • Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Forum, organized by UN Women, UN Global Compact and UN Office for Partnerships, 15 March, 3 - 6 p.m., ECOSOC Chamber Link to Flyer
  • Screening of film “Jaha’s Promise”, organized by the Abyssinian Baptist Church and UN Women, 15 March, 6.30 - 8.30 p.m., 132 W 138th St, New York
  • Harnessing ‘Citizen Generated Data’ for Effective Monitoring and Reporting of the SDG Goal 5 and Other Gender-Related SDGs Indicators: Challenges and Opportunities, organized by UN Women and the Missions of Uganda, Ethiopia and the SDG Center for Africa, 19 March, 3 - 4.15 p.m., Conference Room 11 [Live Webcast]
  • Empowering Women across the Humanitarian Development Nexus, 20 March, 11.30 a.m. - 12.45 p.m., Conference Room 11 [Live Webcast]
  • Towards a Gender-Responsive Global Compact for Migration, organized by UN Women, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Women in Migration Network (WIMN), the Missions of Canada and Costa Rica, 21 March, 11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m., Conference Room 12 [Live Webcast]
  • Launch of the Practitioner's Toolkit on Women's Access to Justice Programming,organized by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), UN Women, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), 22 March, 10 - 11.15 a.m., Conference Room D

Entire list of all official side events during CSW62: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw62-2018/side-events/calendar-of-side-events

NGO-organized parallel events: http://www.ngocsw.org/ngo-csw-forum/ngo-parallel-events