The Women's Caucus
every morning between 9-10 in Conference
A Women's Caucus is held every morning with participants
from women's network, NGOs, UN agencies and Government delegation.
The Caucus is organized by the Huairou Commission with a
representative from each network every day.
of its purposes is to make the issue of women's rights and
participation in the Istanbul +5 process visible. The other
is to follow the events at UNGASS to keep track of the issues
discussed and negotiated by participating Member States.
The Caucus has, therefore, representatives present at both
the informal as well as the formal sessions of the UNGASS.
The Caucus use their daily session to report back on the
previous day as well as strategize for the coming one.
speakers from delegations as well as NGOs participate every
day to inform the Caucus on specific issues of concern.
Delegations from Finland, Norway and the Netherlands have
visited the Caucus to inform the members about the ongoing
negotiations and important issues of interest to the Caucus
that should be observed.
from both within the Huairou Commission as well as others
have presented lessons learned and practical examples from
the ground in order to share experiences with others around
the area of human settlement development. The Caucus will
have one final session on Friday from 9-10 in Conference
Room 8. Everyone is invited!