CSW68 Official Meetings

Organization of the session

The Commission's two-week session will included the following activities: Proposed organization of work

 

First week

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

1-3 p.m.

3-6 p.m.

Monday
11 March

 

 

10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.  
 


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)

Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly  

Deadline for inscription on list of speakers: Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 1 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

General discussion (Item3) (continued)

 

Tuesday
12 March

 

Ministerial round tables on the priority theme

10.00 - 11.30 a.m.

MRT 1: Mobilizing financing for gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls: Policies and strategies to end women’s and girls’ poverty

 

 

11.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

MRT 2: Good practices for strengthening institutions and maximizing financing to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

General discussion (Item3) (continued)

 

Wednesday
13 March

 

 

Ministerial round tables on the priority theme

10.00 - 11.30 a.m.

MRT 3: Mobilizing financing for gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls: Policies and strategies to end women’s and girls’ poverty

 

 

11.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

MRT 4: Good practices for strengthening institutions and maximizing financing to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

General discussion (Item3) (continued)

 

Thursday
14 March

 

 

 

 

 

10.00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

General discussion (Item 3)
(continued)

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

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Interactive dialogue with youth representatives on the priority theme

Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by addressing poverty and strengthening institutions and financing with a gender perspective

 

In parallel with

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions

 

Friday
15 March

 

10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Interactive dialogue
Review theme

Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls

 

In parallel with

 

10.00 a.m.- 1.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Interactive dialogue
Review theme

Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls

 

In parallel with

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions 

NB: The Bureau recommends that the Ministerial segment conclude on Friday, 15 March 2024, at 6.00 pm.

Second week

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

1-3 p.m.

3-6 p.m.

Monday
18 March

 

 

10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

Interactive expert panel on priority theme

 

Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by addressing poverty and strengthening institutions and financing with a gender perspective

 

In parallel with

 

10.00a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions

 

 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

General discussion (Item3) (continued)

 

In parallel with

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions

Tuesday
19 March

 

 

10.00a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

General discussion (Item3) (continued)

 

In parallel with

 

10.00a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions

 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

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

followed by

General discussion (Item3) (concludes)

 

In parallel with

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions

 

Wednesday
20 March

 

 

 

Floating holiday of Nowruz - 
No formal meetings to take place

 

 

10.00a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions 

Thursday
21 March

 

10.00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Interactive dialogue
Focus area/emerging issue
 

Artificial intelligence to advance gender equality: challenges and opportunities

 

In parallel with

 

10.00a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions

 

 

 

 

 

3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Informal consultations on agreed conclusions 

 

Friday
22 March

 

10.00a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Follow-up to the Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions (Item 5) - introduction and discussion

Introduction on draft proposals

Action on draft proposals

Action on draft agreed conclusions

Action on any other outstanding issues:

Provisional agenda for the 69th session of CSW (Item 6)

Adoption of the report of the CSW on its 68th session (Item 7)

Closure of the 68th session 


Opening of 69th session

Election of Bureau 

 

 

 

 

Interactive events 

Interactive dialogue with youth representatives on the priority theme

'Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by addressing poverty and strengthening institutions and financing with a gender perspective'

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 3.00-6.00 p.m.
CR-4  

 

Interactive expert panel on the priority theme

'Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by addressing poverty and strengthening institutions and financing with a gender perspective'

Monday, 18 March 2024, 10.00a.m -1.00 p.m.
CR-4  

 

Interactive dialogue on the emerging issue

‘Artificial intelligence to advance gender equality: challenges and opportunities’

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 10.00a.m -1.00 p.m.
CR-4