In this issue
- Recording: September Monthly Meeting
- CSW65 Expert Group Meeting
- CSW65 Written Statements for NGOs
- NGO CSWs in the Regions Updates
- Briefing: Trends in specific recommendations issued by the CEDAW Committee
- Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security
- Save the Date: October Monthly Meeting
- Feminist & Women’s Movement Action Plan Updates
- NGO CSW/NY Calendar of Events
Recording: September Monthly Meeting
Did you miss our September Monthly Meeting on Youth, Regional Engagement & Beijing+25? Watch the recording on Youtube.
CSW65 Written Statements for NGOs
Submission of written statements for CSW65 will be open for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC from 25 September to 16 October 2020. Late submissions will not be accepted.
NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) may submit written statements on the thematic issues considered by CSW, in accordance with Council resolution 1996/31. Find more information on opportunities to address the Commission here.
Please be aware that UN Women handles written statement submissions and NGO CSW/NY is not able to assist in the process.
NGO CSWs in the Regions Updates
Asia / Pacific
Generation Equality: Youth Webinar Series
Saathi has started “Generation Equality: Youth Webinar Series”. The webinars are being organized fortnightly on different themes in line with generation equality approach. In building the youth movement further, Saathi decided to continue the engagement with diverse youth from all the provinces and districts and local government units. We envisaged that this would be helpful to initiate youth movement from grassroots level.
Beijing + 25 Dialogue: Perspectives from Latin America and the Caribbean
Briefing: Leaving now woman or girl behind: Trends in specific recommendations issued by the CEDAW Committee
As part of the Beijing+25 and Generation Equality Forum processes, and in accordance with the principle of leaving no one behind enshrined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the present analysis provides an overview of trends in relation to specific recommendations issued by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) on different groups of women that often face intersecting forms inequality and discrimination.
2020 Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security Calendar of Events
UN Women is keeping a running list of events happening throughout October in the run up to the annual Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security.
See the list here.
Save the Date: October Monthly Meeting
Innovations for Women’s Rights Advocacy: Beijing +25 and Beyond
Co-sponsored by fwMAP, Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute and Columbia Global Health Justice & Governance
Mark your calendars!
The next event in the Beijing+25 series on Innovating Women’s Rights is coming on 9 October at 12pm EST. Art as Activism: Documenting Change will highlight connections between visual representation and how artists and photographers document change through the creation of their artistic practice.