The fifty-sixth session on the Commission of the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations headquarters in New York from Monday February 27th to Friday March 9th of 2012. Please see our Media Advisory for events and conversation circles which we will be involved during CSW 2012.
The two main events for which GNWP will be a co-sponsors are:
PANEL: February 28th 2:30-4pm at the UN Church Center, 2nd floor (1st Avenue and 44th street) Investing in Peace, Investing in Women, a panel discussion that will examine the impact of current financing for UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and women and peace and security programming at the national level. Co-sponsored by GNWP, the Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations and the United Nations Development Program
EVENT: March 1st 4:30-6pm at the UN Church Center Chapel (1st Avenue and 44th street), Violence against Women, Economic Empowerment and Rural Women in Conflict-Affected Situations, an event which will analyze women’s economic empowerment opportunities (or lack thereof) and their effect on preventing or aggravating rural women’s vulnerability to various forms of violence. Co-sponsored by GNWP, Women’s Division – General Board of Global Ministries United Methodist Church and Project Girl
For more details visit the NGO CSW website.