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FAWCO for CEDAW

Watch the FAWCO for CEDAW Panel discussion moderated by Jessica Buchleitner, including guests, Dr. Gail ...

Invitation: Commemorating the UN International Day of Peace – September 15, 2022

Please see the attached invitation Commemorating the UN International Day of Peace “No Peace Without ...

CSW66: Overview Events/Statements/Presence 2021-2022

The NGO CSW Geneva is proud to announce that more than 110 parallel events were ...

Overview of Parallel Events CSW66 organized by members of NGO CSW Geneva

For the first time, the UN CSW66 addressed “gender equality and the empowerment of all ...

Watch Food on All Tables: Promoting access to food for all and its impact on women’s health and rights

At CSW66, Food on All Tables: Promoting access to food for all and its impact on ...

Food on All Tables: Promoting access to food for all and its impact on women’s health and rights

You’re invited to attend Food on All Tables: Promoting access to food for all and ...

NGO CSW Advocacy & Research Group’s CSW66 Zero Draft Recommendations for CSW66

After months of collaborative research and outreach by members of the global and regional NGO ...

Join the Global Youth Conference on the Commission of the Status of the Women organized by the NGO CSW Geneva

You are invited to join us for the Global Youth Conference on the Commission on ...

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

International Organizations and the Family: An Overview The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, represented by Latter- day Saint Charities in New York and ...

9th International NGO Forum on “Economic Empowerment of Women – Key Factors for Equality by 2030”

The NGO CSW Geneva co-organizes the 9TH OCAPROCE International NGO Forum on the Economic Social and cultural Rights ...

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 ...

NGO CSW Geneva co-sponsors YLC CSW59 side-event on Human Rights & Migrant Women on 11 March 2014

The Young Leaders Caucus YLC is an organization of young people, mostly young women, that was ...

CEDAW 58th Session – 3rd Week

See http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=814&Lang=en ...

CEDAW 58th Session – 2nd week

see http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=814&Lang=en ...

CEDAW 58th Session – 1st week

See http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=814&Lang=en ...

Human Rights Council 26 Session – 3rd week

More info on  www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session26/Pages/26RegularSession.aspx ...

Human Rights Council 26th Session – 2nd week

See www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session26/Pages/26RegularSession.aspx ...

Human Rights Council 26th Session – 1st week

See www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session26/Pages/26RegularSession.aspx ...

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 ...

Special Diner with CEDAW member on 24 February 2014

A special diner, jointly organized by the World YWCA and the NGO Committee on the ...

International Day on Zero Tolerance to FGM – 6 February 2014

On the international day on zero tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the NGO CSW ...

Committee on the Status of Women 58th Session, New York

See http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014 ...

Human Rights Council 25th Session – 4th Week

See http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx ...

Human Rights Council 25th Session – 3rd Week

See http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx ...

Human Rights Council 25th Session – 2nd Week

See http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx ...

Human Rights Council 25th Session – 1st week

See http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx ...

UN Women Executive Director meets with NGO CSW Geneva members – 15 January 2014

“We have to think of a very bold goal – one that can be destiny ...

Geneva NGO Forum – Beijing+20 UN ECE Regional Review – 3-5 November 2014

For information and Registration, see dedicated website : http://beijing20.ngocsw-geneva.ch  ...

FOURTH INTERNATIONAL NGO FORUM for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women on 2-3 September 2013

2-3 September 2013, Room XI Palais des Nations Organized by OCAPROCE (www.ocaproce.org) Contacts: ocaproce_internationale@hotmail.com   ...

UNECE Regional Conference – Enabling Choices: Population Priorities for the 21st Century (ICPD – Beyond 2014)

  1-2 July 2013 – Geneva, Palais des Nation More information on www.unece.org/icpd-2014/unece-regional-conference.html ...

World Health Assembly 2013

More information on www.who.int/mediacentre/events/2013/wha66/en/index.html ...

HRC22 Caucus meeting on 21 March

Thursday 21 March 2013 – 9:00 – 10:00 in the NGO Resources Center – Palais ...

HRC22 Caucus meeting on 14 March

Thursday 14 March 2013 – 9:00 – 10:00 in the NGO Resources Center – Palais ...

HRC22 Caucus meeting on 7 March

Thursday 7 March 2013 – 9:00 – 10:00 in the NGO Resources Center – Palais ...

HRC22 side-event: Women’s Land Rights

Orgnaized by Bangwee & Dialogue Monday 4 March, 12:00-14:00 Palais des Nations Room XXVII More ...

One Billion Rising on V-Day

As part of the 1 billion rising global event, a few of these one billion ...

NGO CSW Geneva Monthly Luncheon at 11 av. de la Paix on 12 February

12:30 to 14:00 in the meeting room at 11 av. de la Paix, Geneva Concept: ...

HRC / WG on discrimination against women – 6th session

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Women/WGWomen/Pages/WGWomenIndex.aspx# ...

UNRISD event: A Rights-Based, Gender-Equitable Approach to the Regional Governance of Migration: An Elusive or Achievable Prospect?

On 15 January, 14:00-16:30 at the Auditorium Jacques-Freymond, Graduate Institute, Rue de Lausanne 132, Geneva More ...

International Labour Conference 102nd Session

5-20 June ILO, Geneva More information on http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/102/lang–en/index.htm   ...

CEDAW – Half-day general discussion on access to justice

18 February 2013, 10:00-13:00 Room XVI Palais des Nation, Geneva.   ...

WSIS Forum 2013

13-17 May, Geneva ...

16 days of activism for ending violence against women and girls: 25 November – 10 December

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign starting on the ...

Women’s rights in Pakistan – WILPF UPR Side Event on 31 October 2012

13:00-15:00 Room XII of the Palais des Nations in geneva Downloads: Event flyer WILPF Pakistan ...

HRC21 side event on Empowering women through Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on 12 September

12 September 2012 – 13:00-15:00 – Room XXI, Palais des Nations A collaboration between the Permanent ...

HRC20 side-event on 2 July 2012: Reproductive Health & Rights – Exploring gaps and new paths

Date: Monday 2 July 2012, 13:00-15:00 Room XXIV, Palais des Nations Objectives: To identify gaps ...

HRC20 – Informal Briefing on the ICPD Beyond 2014 review on 28 June

An UNFPA event co-sponsored by the NGO CSW Geneva, along with the permanent missions of ...

HRC20 side-event: Harmful traditional Practices against Women and Girls on 27 June

Date: Wednesday, June 27th, 20l2 – Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Palais des Nations – ...

HRC20 WFWP Int. Side Events: Annual Women’s Conference for Peace in the Middle East

10:00 – 12:00 : Women speak on “protecting children during conflict and tragedy: the roles of ...

HRC20 Side Events: Women, Peace and Security in the MENA region on 22 June

12:00 – 14:00 Room XXV Moderators: Madeleine Rees (WILPF) Speakers: Women from the MENA Region ...

WTO Public Forum 2012

“Is Multilateralism in crisis?” More info on www.wto.org/english/forums_e/public_forum12_e/public_forum12_e.htm ...

HRC20 side-event: women leadership and political participation on June 18

Organized by FAS in collaboration with the missions of Finland and Senegal on June 18 ...

UNRISD Event: Multiple Global Crises and Gender: Rethinking Alternative Paths for Development

On 25 June, 13:00-15:00, room XI in Palais des Nation, room More information on www.unrisd.org  > ...

NGO CSW Geneva – HRC20 Caucus meeting on June 19

9:00 – 10:00 in the NGO Resource Center, Palais des Nations Download: Minutes of the ...

HRC20 side event: Expert Meeting – Violence against Women and the Human Right to Peace

Date: Wednesday, June 27th, 20l2 – Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Palais des Nations – ...

HRC20 side-event: Stop Stoning Globally – UN Processes – International Law (Briefing)

Date: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 – Time : 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Palais des Nations – ...

HRC20 side event: Italy – Violence against Women – Feminicide – UNSC resolution 1325

Date: Monday June 25th, 2012 – Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Palais des Nations – ...

HRC20 side-event: Violence against older Women

Date: Monday, June 25th, 2012 – Time: 2:00 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m. Palais des Nations – ...

HRC20 side-event – Dignity and HR: the missing dialogue

Date:  Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 – Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Room XXV Welcome: PWESCR ...

Union International du Notariat Event on 25 May 2012: the application of women’s rights, worldwide, through the ages

14:30-17:30, United Nations Geneva – Room S4 Downloads: Event flyer and registration form   ...

Alliance for Health Promotion – 15 years anniversary event on 23 May 2012

17:30 – 19:00 at the restaurant Vieux Bois, 12 rue de la Paix – Geneva ...

World Telecommunications and Information Society Day on May 17, 2012: Women and Girls in ICT

The theme of the 2012 World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTISD) will be “Women ...

International Labor Conference 101st session – 3rd week

More information on http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/101stSession/lang–en/index.htm#a3 ...

International Labor Conference 101st Session – 2nd week

More information on http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/101stSession/lang–en/index.htm#a3 ...

International Labor Conference 101st session – 1st week

More information on http://www.ilo.org/ilc/ILCSessions/101stSession/lang–en/index.htm#a3 ...

GE / 8eme Forum Violences domestiques: “Cadre juridique et spécificités des interventions aupres de personnes migrantes “

Organisé par le Bureau du Délégué aux violences domestiques du canton de Genève le jeudi 10 mai ...

UNRISD Event: The unhappy marriage of religion and politics: the pitfalls for gender equality – 27 March 2012

More information on http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BD6AB/(httpEvents)/33FA1575CF962F17C12579C10058A6CF?OpenDocument ...

65th World Health Assembly – 21 to 26 May 2012

See all related documentation on http://apps.who.int/gb/e/e_wha65.html ...

FORUM & FEDERATION Lunch-time Symposia Series on workers’ health.

Organized by the NGO Forum for Health at the ILO, this event will focus on: ...

HRC19 – NGO WG on HR Education & Learning – Panel on Human Rights Education in non formal setting – March 16, 2012

12:00 – 14:00, room XXIII in the Palais des Nations More information on the event ...

HRC19 – NGO WG on HR Education & Learning – Panel on Human Rights Education in formal setting – March 15, 2012

12:00 – 14:00 room XXIV in the Palais des Nations More information on the event ...

World Health Day 2012 – April 7, 2012

2012 Theme: Ageing and health more information on http://www.who.int/ageing/en/ ...

Human Rights Council 19th session – Caucus meeting on Tuesday 13 March 2012

from 9:00 to 10:00 in the NGO Resource center. Download: draft minutes.   ...

Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) – a UN Women initiative to be launched in Switzerland – May 23, 2012

Please save the date ! An event organized by the UN Woman Swiss National Committee. ...

CEDAW 53rd Session – 3rd week

More information on http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/cedaws53.htm ...

CEDAW 53rd Session – 2nd Week

More information on http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/cedaws53.htm ...

CEDAW 53th Session – 1st week

More information on http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/cedaws53.htm ...

OHCHR 5th Social Forum: People-centred development and globalization

More information on www.ohchr.org/EN/issues/poverty/sforum/pages/sforumindex.aspx   ...

ITU – World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum – 14-18 May 2012

More information on http://groups.itu.int/Default.aspx?alias=groups.itu.int/wsis-forum2012 ...

UNECE – Conference of European Statisticians – Work Session on Gender Statistics – 12-14 March

More information and registration on http://www.unece.org/index.php?id=27231 ...

CSW56 – NGO Consultation Day – February 26

9:00 am  – 5:15 pm at the Salvation Army in New-York Download: Summary listing of important ...

Human Rights Council 19th Session – 4th Week

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/ ...

Human Rights Council 19th Session – 3rd Week

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/ ...

Human Rights Council 19th Session – 2nd week

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/ ...

Human Rights Council 19th Session – 1st Week

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/ ...

CoNGO President’s Briefing in Geneva – December 19, 2011

1. The new CoNGO President and Board took office in January 2011. To provide members ...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

and start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence ...

NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns – Meeting on November 21, 2011

13.00 – 15.00 – CoNGO Conference room at Av. de la Paix 11 For more information ...

NGO Committee on the Environment – Meeting on November 21, 2011

15.00 – 17.00 p.m.  CoNGO Conference room at Av. de la Paix 11 For more ...

WG on Human Rights Education and Learning – Meeting on November 17, 2011

13.00 – 15.00 p.m. – CoNGO Conference room at Av. de la Paix 11 For ...

The UN celebrates sustainable Entrepreneurship – November 14, 2011

A joint ILO, UNCTAD, WIPO and ITC event. Download: Event Flyer ...

WG on the Right to Development – 12th session

14-18 November 2011 Room XVI at the Palais des Nations, Geneva Information on www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Development/Pages/12thSession.aspx ...

Geneva Health Forum – April 18-20, 2012

More information on www.ghf12.org. ...

WWSF Conference: Prévention de la violence envers les enfants et les femmes – November 18, 2011

on Friday 18 November, 17:00 – 19:00 at the Centre de Conférence de Varembé, Geneva ...

Thematic Forum on Economic Empowerment & Employment – Meeting on November 3, 2011

on Thursday November 3, 2011 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the NGO resource Center, ...

“Right to Health Resolution” meeting

Dear All, We would like to invite you to a gathering to discuss the state ...

WWSF – Celebrating International Day of Rural Women – October 14, 2011

Meet the Laureate Mme. Ndeye Seynabou TALL WADE who will present her work for the ...

World Mental Health Day Symposium

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 from 12.00-14.00 World Council of Churches, 150 rte de Ferney, Geneva ...

Human Rights Council 18th session – High level Panel on Older Women and the Right to Health

OLDER WOMEN & THE RIGHT TO HEALTH  – High Level Panel on September 26, 20ll ...

CSW56 – Commission on the Status of Women, New-York – 2nd Week

Information on http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/56sess.htm ...

CSW56 – Commission on the Status of Women, New-York – 1st Week

Information on http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/56sess.htm ...

ECOSOC 2011 – High Level Segment

Main theme: Education for all – Accelerating progress See http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/substantive2011/index.shtml ...

Human Rights Council 17th Session: Panel on the current situation of Women and Girls in Afghanistan

Panel on the current situation of girls and women in Afghanistan on Thursday, June 9 ...

Human Rights Council 17th session: Panel on Women – Poverty – Crisis – Human Rights

High level panel organized by WUNRN and co-sponsored by the NGO Committee on the Status ...

General Assembly on 27 June 2011

The Committee’s General Assembly will take place onMonday 27 June from 10:00 am to 1:00 ...

Memorial Service for Conchita – June 15

Dear friends and colleagues of Conchita, As members of the NGO-CSW Bureau of which Conchita ...

WG on Women’s Right to Health – Meeting on May 25, 2011

Dear Colleagues, We cordially invite you to join us at the NGO CSW Women’s Right ...

WG on Culture of Peace

The WG on Culture of Peace will meet on May 11, 2011, 14h30-16h30 in the ...

UNCTAD Public Symposium

The 3rd UNCTAD Public Symposium will be held on 22-24 June at the Palais des ...

NGO Committee on the Environment – Meeting on 20 April 2011

The NGO Committee on the Environment will meet on 20 April 2011 from 3:00 to ...

NGO Committee on Ageing – Meeting on 31 May 2011

The NGO Committee on Ageing will meet on 31 May 2011 15:00 to 17:00.   ...

Virtual Event : Enhancing Psychological Health by Confronting Personal Stress: Academic and Inter-cultural Considerations

on April 18, 2011 USA EST 3:00 p.m. Faculty, international, and domestic student representatives from ...

CoNGO Geneva – Meeting of NGO Working Group on UN access on 7th April 2011

Invitation from the President of CoNGO   I invite representatives of the NGO community in ...

WG Conveners meeting – 28 March 2011

A convenors meeting will be held on 28th March 3:00 – 5:00 pm at the ...

International Women’s Day 2011: “Celebrating Women’s Rights: Higher Education – Pathway to Gender Equality and Decent Work”

On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, the NGO CSW Geneva organized a roundtable ...

WSIS Forum 2011

World Summit on Information Society Forum 2011 in Geneva More information on http://groups.itu.int/default.aspx?tabid=856 ...

CSDF 2011 – Geneva

Civil Society Development Forum : a CoNGO Event ...