WHAT IS THE NGO CSW FORUM?

NGO CSW/NY organizes the civil society side of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The NGO CSW Forum runs parallel to the events occurring within the UN Headquarters. This provides civil society the opportunity to engage in the processes and events of CSW without ECOSOC-accreditation or a UN grounds pass.

Over the two weeks of the Commission on the Status of Women, NGO CSW/NY organizes more than 500 events that inform, engage and inspire grassroots efforts and advocacy needed to empower women and girls.

65TH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN


15 - 26 March 2021

Priority theme: Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls;

Review theme: Women's empowerment and the link to sustainable development (agreed conclusions of the sixtieth session)

Read more about CSW65.

WHAT DOES A VIRTUAL NGO CSW FORUM LOOK LIKE?

WORKING WITH THE NGO CSW'S IN THE REGIONS

We'll be working with the NGO CSWs in the Regions to ensure a global, inclusive, and accessible Forum.

VIRTUAL PARALLEL EVENTS

There will still be opportunities to host Parallel Events virtually through a simple application. Applications open on 16 November.

NGO CSW FORUM EVENTS

We will still have many of the programs and events that make the Forum special like Global Consultation Days, a Virtual Artisan Fair, Advocacy Trainings, Conversation Circles, and a digital handbook.

ADVOCACY & RESEARCH GROUP

We'll also be hosting an Advocacy and Research Group that is open to the global NGO CSW community.

VIRTUAL SAFETY GUIDELINES & PRINCIPLES

NGO CSW/NY is committed to making the NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum as inclusive and productive as possible through a shared leadership model. Read the guidelines for successfully utilizing the virtual platform, as well as principles to follow to assure a safe environment founded in respect and inclusivity.

HOW DO I ENGAGE IN THE VIRTUAL NGO CSW65 FORUM?

  • NGO CSW Forum Events

    Global Consultation Days with NGO CSWs in the Regions, Parallel Events, Virtual Artisan, Marketplace, Conversation Circles, Advocacy Training
  • Public Forum

    Post on the feed to share updates and photos, promote your events, and connect with other attendees!
  • Digital Handbook

    Download the digital handbook to see the Parallel Event schedule, Consultation Day program, and advertisements.
  • Networking

    Connect with other attendees who share the same interests and passions as you!
  • Small group discussions

    Pre-schedule multi-person video conferences for informal meetups, allowing people to connect and talk about their personal topics of interest.
  • Virtual Exhibit Hall

    Visit different booths to learn about the organization or company, and connect with their representatives.
  • Sponsor List

    View our sponsors on the platform. Click their logos to view their website and promotional information.

STATS & FUN FACTS

10000+

ATTENDEES

150+

COUNTRIES

5000+

NONPROFITS

600+

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