Official Meetings

Organization of the session

In accordance with its multi-year programme of work (ECOSOC resolution 2016/3), the Commission's two-week session will include the following activities: Informal proposed organization of work.

First week 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 1-3 p.m. 3-6 p.m.
Monday
9 March

9:30 a.m. Celebratory opening

 

Opening of the session

- Election of officers (Item 1)

- Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters (Item 2)

- Introduction of documents

(Item 3 as a whole)

 

 

General discussion (Item3) (opens)

Review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly

 

1 p.m.: deadline for inscription on list of speakers

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

High-level interactive dialogue with regional commissions

 

Outcomes of regional Beijing+25 reviews, and next steps


Tuesday
10 March

General discussion (Item 3) (continued)



General discussion (Item 3) (continued)


Wednesday
11 March

Ministerial round tables

Ministerial round table 1 Inclusive development, decent work and poverty eradication (10.00 – 11.30 a.m.)

 

 

Ministerial round table 2

Peaceful societies, access to justice and freedom from violence

(11.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.)




Ministerial round tables

(continued)

 

Ministerial round table 3 Participation, institutional mechanisms and accountability

(3.00 – 4.30 p.m.)

 

 

Ministerial round table 4

Environmental protection and climate action

(4.30 – 6.00 p.m.)


Thursday
12 March

 

 

High-level interactive dialogue

 

National mechanisms for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls: looking to the future 




 

 

General discussion (Item 3) (continued)


Friday
13 March

High-level interactive dialogue

 

Financing for gender equality: The way forward

(10.00 – 11.30 a.m.)

 

 

Followed by

 

General discussion (Item 3) (continued)

 

 

 

1 p.m.: deadline for submission of draft proposals




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General discussion (Item 3) (continued)


NB: The Bureau recommends that the Ministerial segment conclude on Friday, 13 March 2020, at 1.00 p.m.

 

Second week 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 1-3 p.m. 3-6 p.m.
Monday
16 March

 

 

 

 

Interactive dialogue

 

Beijing@25: A conversation between FWCW participants and youth



Interactive dialogue

 

Technology and innovation: Tools for progress

 (3.00 – 4.30 p.m.)

 

 

Interactive dialogue

 

Are the SDGs delivering for women and girls? A data perspective

(4.30 – 6.00 p.m.)


Tuesday
17 March

Interactive dialogue

 

UN@75:  CSW’s contribution to “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism”

 

 



 

 

General discussion (Item 3) (continued)


Wednesday
18 March

Closed meeting to consider the report of the Working Group on Communications (Item 4)

 

(NB: remainder of the meeting for informal consultations as needed)




Interactive dialogue

 

Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in the era of climate change: leaving no one behind



Thursday
19 March

Interactive dialogue

 

Family-friendly policies to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls

(10.00 – 11.30 am)

 

 

Interactive dialogue

 

Ending discrimination in law 

(11.30 – 1.00 pm)



 

 

 

 

 

 

General discussion (Item 3) (Continued and conclusion)


Friday
20 March


Introduction of draft proposals

Action on draft proposals

Action on any other outstanding issues:

Provisional agenda for the 65th session of CSW (Item 6)

Adoption of the report of the CSW on its 64th session (Item 7)

Closure of the 64th session

 

Opening of 65th session

Election of Bureau