Commission on the status of Women (CSW60) - 10th meeting
Priority theme: Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development.
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special
session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development
and peace for the twenty-first century” (E/CN.6/2016/2 and E/CN.6/2016/5) [item 3]
(a) Implementation of strategic objectives and action in critical areas of concern and
further actions and initiatives (E/CN.6/2016/3 and E/CN.6/2016/4)
(ii) Review theme: the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence
against women and girls
Expert panel discussion on “Addressing data gaps and methodology issues”