Commission on the status of Women (CSW60) - 9th 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” [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)
(i) Priority theme: women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable
Interactive expert panel discussion on “Key strategies for gender-responsive
implementation of the 2030 Agenda”