The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva (NGO CSW Geneva) is a substantive Committees of the Conference of NGOs in consultative relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO). It is also an association under Swiss Law (Comité ONG de la Condition de la Femme, Genève).
Already active as a working group of the Committee on Human Rights since 1947, and formally established in 1973, the NGO CSW Geneva is a platform for the advancement of human rights and the empowerment of women at the United Nations in Geneva. It also cooperates with its sister committees in New York and Vienna, and annually facilitates civil society participation in the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York.
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