Commission on the Status of Women(CSW)
Fiftieth Session
27 February -10 March 2006

NGO Information Note (27th December 2005)

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Nota Informativa para la Participación de las Organizaciones No Gubernamentales (ONGs)

NGO Participation eligibility

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) which are accredited to, and in good standing with, the Economic and Social Council are eligible to designate representatives to attend the CSW Session. Invitation letters to above mentioned NGOs were sent out in September 2005.

Registering representatives

Eligible NGOs are invited to submit to the Division for the Advancement of Women the pre-registration form listing their representatives no later than Friday, 30 December 2005. NGOs are also encouraged to ensure that their initial application includes the names of alternative representatives in case any of the proposed applicants are unable to obtain an entry visa to the United States of America.

If your organization has Internet access, please register online beginning Friday, 14 October 2005, and to make any registration changes on this page. To login please enter Organization ID and Password provided in an invitation letter. If you forgotten your login credentials please click here to retrieve them.

If you do not have internet access then substitutions of names of representatives can be submitted via fax to +1-(917)-367-0587 or through mail to:
CSW50 NGO Registration,
Division for the Advancement of Women,
2 UN Plaza, Room DC2-1282D,
New York, NY 10017,

Please do not send any duplicate pre-registration forms by fax or mail
as this will only delay the processing of your information.

After Friday, 24th February 2006 any additions or substitutions completed online or via fax will need one business day to be processed.

Please address all registration related questions to the Division for the Advancement of Women through (subject CSW50 Registration)


Please note that the United Nations will not facilitate the travel, visa, or other arrangements of subsistence for any participants to the 50th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. All arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and daily subsistence costs are the exclusive responsibility of the participants themselves. Participants are required (by US authorities) to submit their visa applications at least three (3) months in advance to allow sufficient time for processing.

Confirmation letters (Available on-line)

NGOs and organizations that have registered to attend the Fiftieth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW50): it is now possible to print out your “Confirmation Letter” online via the new Parallel Event Requests and Coordination system.

To obtain your "Confirmation Letter" for attendance to CSW50, login to Parallel Event Requests and Coordination system. Please remember you will need your organization "ID" and associated password to login (the same ones you had used for registration). While retrieving your confirmation letters, please also re-check your list of selected representatives to ensure it is accurate and complete.

Once logged in, click the "representatives" menu option. Then scroll through the list of your organization’s representatives. Next to each representative listed you will see a "retrieve" button. Please click this button for each of your attending representatives i.e. in order to access a confirmation letter for each of your representatives . Finally print out the "Confirmation Letter". If you have problems retrieving the letters online, please send e-mail to for assistance containing your organization’s ID.

The Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) will not be held liable for any confirmation letters other than those officially posted on the web site.

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