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LDS Charities: Fortifying Families Webinar Series – 29 September 2020 – 15 May 2021

International Organizations and the Family: An Overview _Fortifying Families Webinar Series_ _EPISODE 1_ _- INVITATION-_ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, represented by Latter-day Saint Charities in New York and Geneva, and the European...

Call for applicants: Consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent

  In accordance with resolution A/RES/73/262, adopted by the General Assembly, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is organizing a one-day consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent to be held at the United Nations in Geneva on 29 March 2019. OHCHR invites civil society representatives interested in participating […]

International Day of the Girl 2016 – Flashmob Dance: the video!

NGO CSW Geneva celebrated the fifth anniversary of the International Day of the Girl by staging a flashmob dance outside the United Nations building in Geneva. Sponsored by the US Mission, United Nations Office of Geneva and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, this spirited event was an invitation to all actors […]

International Day of the Girl 2016 – Invitation to a Flashmob Dance

Dance with us as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the International Day of the Girl. With this spirited event, we mean to engage all actors and gain their full commitment to investing in girls. Celebrating girls worldwide on 11 October raises awareness that states and their partners must take meaningful actions towards reaching Sustainable […]

CSW59 – NGO CSW Geneva presents the Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20 UN ECE Review and its Outcome Document at High Level Panel and at NGO Forum Consultation Day

A High Level Panel on the Results of regional Beijing+20 meetings of the United Nations regional commissions took place at the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) on Thursday 12 March at the United Nations in New York, where NGO CSW Geneva Vice-President, Valerie Bichelmeier could deliver an oral statement to present the November 2014 […]

Human Rights Council 25th Session: Women’s Rights Caucus on Child, Early and Forced Marriage on 6 March 2014

NGO CSW Geneva hosted a Women’s Rights Caucus during the UN Human Rights Council 25th Session that focussed on Child, Early and Forced Marriage. Speakers: Mirriam Michelo, survivor of child marriage, young woman from the YWCA of Zambia. Adwoa Kufuor, Human Rights Officer at the Women’s Rights and Gender Division, Office of the High Commissioner for Human […]