Commission on the Status of Women 61
13 to 24 March 2017
The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.
Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session.
- Priority theme:
Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work
- Review theme:
Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)
- Emerging issue/Focus area:
The empowerment of indigenous women
Event Dates & Registration
The NGO CSW61 Forum will take place in New York parallel to the 61st Session of the Commission for the Status of Women.
Registration to ATTEND the Forum, including 450 Parallel Events and Regional Caucuses, is open from 28 NOVEMBER 2016 – 3 MARCH 2017. (No fee).