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CSW60: ‘there can be no business as usual’ – UN Women Executive Director.

CSW60: ‘there can be no business as usual’ –  UN Women Executive Director.

(As delivered) Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women, H.E. Mr. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, President of the General Assembly, Secretary-General of the UN, Vice President of ECOSOC, Ministers, Women and civil society representatives, Representatives of the Youth CSW, Colleagues, ladies and gentlemen. This 60th Commission on the Status of Women is the first CSW of […]

Upcoming UN Forum to Focus On Women’s Empowerment, Sustainable Development

Upcoming UN Forum to Focus On Women’s Empowerment, Sustainable Development

Advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, particularly gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, will be the focus of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which begins its 60th session in New York next week. “It will be a festival of ideas channelled to implementation,” Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, […]