CONFERENCE: UN Commission on the Status of Women
1-12 MARCH 2010 | NEW YORK
Organizer: UN Division for the Advancement of Women
Event dates: 1-12 March 2010
Venue: New York
The 54th session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 1 to 12 March 2010.
In March 2010, the Commission on the Status of Women will undertake a fifteen-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly. Emphasis will be placed on the sharing of experiences and good practices, with a view to overcoming remaining obstacles and new challenges, including those related to the Millennium Development Goals. Member States, representatives of non-governmental organizations and of UN entities will participate in the session. A series of parallel events will provide additional opportunities for information exchange and networking.
Ongoing national and regional review processes are feeding into the global review process
The General Assembly is expected to mark the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in a commemorative meeting during CSW.
At CSW54 a number of events are planned to take place in New York, between 1 and 12 March 2010.