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Webcasts

Live and archived webcasts of key UN Women events will be available here throughout CSW59.

20 March

Commission on the Status of Women, Fifty-ninth session, 19th meeting - Closure of CSW59
10-11.20 a.m.


17 March

ACORD - B+20: assessing implementation in Africa and the way forward
3-4.15 p.m.
Organized by ACORD and UN Women


Reflecting on 20 years of advancing women in the workplace - Status of women in the UN system
1.15-2.30 p.m.
Organized by UN Women


Launch of the Fund for Gender Equality’s 3rd Call for proposals
11.30 a.m. – 12.45 p.m.
Organized by UN Women


16 March

Looking into the future: The place of sport for women’s empowerment post-2015
10-11.15 a.m.
Organized by UN Women and International Olympic Committee. Speakers include Sania Mirza, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and tennis star, Lydia Nsekera, Chair of the IOC Women and Sport Commission, and other leaders.


13 March

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Commission on the Status of Women - Intergenerational dialogue
9.30-6 p.m.


Public Space: Opportunities and challenges for Empowering Women
1.15-2.30 p.m.
Organized by UN Habitat, UN Women, Action Aid International, Huairou Commission, Plan International, Red Mujer y Habitat LAC, Women in Cities International


12 March

Commission on the Status of Women - Round table with Ministerial participation, Panel 2.
3-6 p.m. 


Arts and advocacy campaign to end sex discriminatory laws
1.15-2.30 p.m.
Organized by Equality Now and UN Women.


Voices against Violence: Addressing the root causes of violence against girls and women through non-formal education
11.30 a.m.-12.45 p.m.
Organized by by the Permanent Mission of Denmark, Zonta International, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and co-sponsored by UN Women.


Women and the Media, Advancing Critical Area of Concern J of the Beijing Platform for Action
10.-11.15 a.m.


11 March

Unlocking domestic capital for women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship
3.-4.45 p.m.
Organized by UNCDF, UNDP and UN Women, with the Missions of Sweden and Luxembourg.

Prevention to Response: Addressing the continuum of violence against women and girls
1.15-2.30 p.m.
Organized by UN Women.


New action on women's rights – shared responsibilities
10-11.15 a.m.
Organized by the Nordisk Forum, Swedish Women's Lobby, and co-sponsored by UN Women.


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Parliaments for Gender Equality: Priorities for Beijing+20 and beyond
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and UN Women.


10 March

Women's Empowerment Principles - Unlimited Potential: Business Partners for Gender Equality  
1.30-5.30 p.m.
Organized by UN Global Compact and UN Women.


Towards a Continental Results Framework on Women, Peace and Security in Africa  
1.15-2.30 p.m.
Organized by the Office of the Special Advisor on Africa and the Permanent Mission of the African Union.


Press conference: Report "2015 Map of Women in Politics - Data and rankings on women MPs and women in executive government"
12.45-1.30 p.m.
Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and UN Women.


Commission on the Status of Women - Ministerial round table C and D  
10-11.30 a.m.
Watch the webcast of the Ministerial roundtables.


9 March

Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM): Progress, Challenges and Post-2015 opportunities for furthering the goals of Beijing Platform for Action  
4.45.-6 p.m.
Organized by UN Women with Mission of Latvia.


Listen to remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngucka at the opening of CSW59.


Opening of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women 
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Watch the opening of the 59th Session from the General Assembly.

6 March

United Nations Observance of International Women's Day 
9.00-11.15 a.m.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will preside at the official UN observance, which will open the President of the General Assembly’s High-Level Thematic Debate on Achieving Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda.


Listen to remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the United Nations Observance of International Women's Day 2015


Press conference
11-11.30 a.m.
UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will brief members of the press on the upcoming 59th Commission on the Status of Women and the Secretary-General's Summary Report.

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