61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 13-24 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. - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017#sthash.jUJwGgeF.dpufThe sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017. This year, the CSW61 will focus on “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”.  The emerging issue will be “The empowerment of indigenous women”. 

In preparation for the CSW61, UN Women convened an Expert Group Meeting on the priority theme: “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” at ILO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 26 to 28 September 2016.

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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. - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017#sthash.jUJwGgeF.dpuf

Themes

  • 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


Video message from H.E. Mr. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota (Brazil), Chair of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

To learn more about CSW61, please visit: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017

Full list of the CSW61 side events

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