Session Outcomes

Agreed conclusions

The outcome of the Commission’s consideration of the priority theme takes the form of agreed conclusions, negotiated by all Member States.

The Commission on the Status of Women adopted agreed conclusions on “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” on 24 March 2017.


The Commission on the Status of Women adopted:

  • a resolution on the "Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women" by a recorded vote (30 in favour to 1 against, with 12 abstentions), for action by the Economic and Social Council (E/CN6/2017/L.3)
  • a resolution on “Preventing and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace”, without a vote (E/CN6/2017/L.4)

These resolutions are included in the report of the Commission.


Report on the sixty-first session (E/2017/27-E/CN.6/2017/21)