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Side Events

UN Women organized or co-sponsored side events during CSW

Press Conference with UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet, 4 March, 2.00 – 2.45 p.m., Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium [Live webcast]

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will speak at several official and side events:

  • Introductory Statement, Opening Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 4 March, 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m., General Assembly Hall [Live webcast]
  • Press Conference, 4 March, 2.00 – 2.45 p.m., Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium [Live webcast]
  • High-Level Francophone Consultations on Violence against Women and Girls, 4 March, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2 [Live Webcast]
  • Parliamentary Strategies for Tackling Violence against Women and Girls, co-organized with the Inter-Parliamentary Union, 5 March, 10.00 – 11.00 a.m., NLB ECOSOC Chamber
  • UN Heads of Agencies discuss Violence against Women and Girls, 5 March, 1.15 – 2.30 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2 [ By invitation only]
  • High-Level Task Force for ICPD, 5 March, 3.15 – 4.15 p.m., 730 Third Ave at 45th St.
  • High-level Event for the COMMIT Initiative, 5 March, 6.30 – 8.00 p.m., German House [By invitation only]
  • 5th Annual Women’s Empowerment Principles Event, 6 March, 9.00-9.40 a.m., 30 Rockefeller Plaza
  • Reclaiming Public Spaces for the Empowerment of Women and Girls, 7 March, 1.15 – 2.15 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2
  • Stop Violence: Girls at the Frontline of Prevention, 7 March, 2.15 – 2.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room 7
  • Too Young to Wed: Working Together to Address Child Marriage, 7 March, 2.30 – 4.30p.m., Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium
  • Critical Services Commitment by UN Agencies, 7 March, 6.30 – 7.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room B
  • UN Observance of International Women’s Day 2013 “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”, 8 March, 10.00 a.m. – 12 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2 [Live webcast]
  • Violence against Women with Disabilities, 8 March, 1.15 – 2.30 p.m., NLB Conference Room 7
  • Gender-motivated Killings of Women, including femicide, 8 March, 3.00 – 4.15 p.m., Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: UN Observance of International Women’s Day 2013 “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women,” 8 March, 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2 [Live webcast]. The One Woman song will be launched at the event.

UN Women organized, co-sponsored or supported side events [Please note seating is very limited for all events; RSVPs are needed]

  • High-Level Francophone Consultations on Violence against Women and Girls, co-organized with the Permanent Mission of Gabon and the International Organization of La Francophonie, 4 March, 6.30 – 7.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2 [Live Webcast]
  • Parliamentary Strategies for Tackling Violence against Women and Girls, co-organized with the Inter-Parliamentary Union, 5 March, 10.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m., NLB ECOSOC Chamber
  • Knowledge Gateway on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 6 March, 3.00 – 4.15 p.m., NLB Conference Room B
  • Sexual Violence—Forms, Consequences and Interventions, co-organized with UNFPA, OHCHR, 5 March, 11.30 a.m. – 12.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room B
  • Achieving Gender Justice: The Case for Reparations, co-organized with the Permanent Mission of Finland, International Criminal Court, and Global Action to Prevent War and Armed Conflict, 7 March, 1.15 – 2.30 p.m., NLB Conference Room D
  • Too Young to Wed: Working Together to Address Child Marriage. Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Bangladesh, Canada and Malawi. UN is a supporting partner with IPU, UNF, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, Afri-Dev, Family Care International, Girls Not Brides, Partnership for Maternal Newborn & Child Health, World Vision, and YWCA Too Young to Wed, 7 March, 2.30 – 4.30 p.m., Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium
  • Reclaiming Public Spaces for the Empowerment of Women and Girls, co-organized with UN-Habitat, 7 March, 1.15 – 2.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2
  • Stop the Violence: Girls at the Frontline of Prevention, co-organized with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, 7 March, 1.15 – 2.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room 7 [ Live Webcast]
  • Critical Services Commitment by UN Agencies, with the Permanent Mission of Australia and UNFPA, 7 March, 6.30-7.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room B
  • Global magnitude, health impacts and health sector response to violence against women, co-organized with the Permanent Missions of Norway and Zambia, and WHO, 8 March, 11.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m., NLB Conference Room D
  • Why do men use violence and how do we stop it, co-organized with the Permanent Mission of Sweden, UNDP, UNFPA, UNV, WHO, and Partners for Prevention, 8 March, 1.15 – 2.30 p.m., NLB Conference Room 6
  • Implicit Stereotypes, Explicit Solutions: over-coming gender-based discrimination in the workplace, co-organized with the Permanent Mission of Australia, 8 March, 1.15 – 2.30 p.m., ECOSOC Chamber, North Lawn Building
  • Violence against Women and Girls with Disabilities, co-organized with the International Disability Alliance (IDA), and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Australia, Bulgaria, El Salvador, Jordan, New Zealand, Peru, UNICEF, International Disability Alliance, Women Enabled, Plan, and Human Rights Watch, 8 March, 1.15 – 2.30 p.m., NLB Conference Room 7
  • Gender-motivated killings of women, convened by the Special Rapporteur on Violence against women and co-organized with OHCHR, 8 March, 3.00 – 6.00 p.m., Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium Library
  • Addressing Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean: From Data to Action, co-organized with the Permanent Missions of El Salvador and Peru, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO); UNiTE Campaign, and the Global Women’s Institute at George Washington University, 11 March, 11.30 a.m. – 12.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room D
  • Domestic Workers Count, Too: Ensuring Protection, Upholding Rights, co-organized with the Permanent Mission of the Philippines and ITUC, 11 March, 1.15 – 2.30 p.m., NLB Conference Room D
  • Guidelines to Measure Violence against Women, co-organized with the UN Statistics Division, 12 March, 1.15 – 2.45 p.m., NLB Conference Room 2 [ Live Webcast]

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