NGO Representatives Approved for CSW: Please read the NGO advisories containing important information about the session:

NGOs that are accredited to and in good standing with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) may designate representatives to the annual sessions of the CSW.

Invitation letters were sent in October to the e-mail addresses registered in the integrated Civil Society Organizations (iCSO) System of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) by NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

CSW registration for NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was open from 6 October 2023 till 26 January 2024 via the United Nations Indico registration system. Online registration is mandatory for all participants. We are not able to accept late registrations or registrations by email. 

The United Nations does not charge fees for participation in the Commission on the Status of Women sessions, please remain vigilant if you are asked to pay to participate at the session as well as any communications that may appear fraudulent. The United Nations will never ask for payment. The United Nations will not pay for any expenses in connection with the participation of NGO representatives in the sessions of CSW. Such arrangements and costs are the exclusive responsibility of participants.

More information regarding scam alerts may be found here.

For questions pertaining to CSW NGO registration, please contact the CSW registration support e-mail address: [ Click to reveal ]

Collection of UN grounds passes

Collection of United Nations grounds passes for registered and approved representatives of ECOSOC accredited organizations takes place at the UN Pass & ID Office which is located at 320 East 45th street (between First and Second Avenue), outside of UN premises. Please do not proceed to the main entrance of the United Nations until you have collected your grounds pass. 
Due to the high number of registrations for CSW68, UN grounds pass collection will have extended hours starting on Friday before the session begins, over the weekend as well as during the first days. Representatives are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the collection hours prior to the session on 8, 9 and 10 March as representatives should expect that there will be long lines and an extended wait on Monday, 11 March and Tuesday, 12 March. 

Representatives will be unable to collect a grounds pass without the CSW68 Confirmation Letter and a valid UN Member State issued Identification (passport, driver's license, etc.). Luggage or large bags will not be allowed in the UN Pass & ID office or on UN premises. Please do not proceed to the Pass & ID Office without a confirmation letter as you will be unable to enter. 

UN grounds pass collection hours for CSW68:

Prior to the
Friday, 8 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m
Saturday, 9 March: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m
Sunday, 10 March: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
 First week

Monday, 11 March: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, 12 March: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 13 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday, 14 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday, 15 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Second week Monday, 18 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, 19 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, 20 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday, 21 March: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday, 22 March: 9 a.m. - 12 noon



For any questions related to the CSW registration of participants with disabilities, please click here.