The Nordic co-operation is arranging one high-level panel with the Nordic Gender Equality Ministers, and two expert panels. Welcome to take part!
The UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), 6-17 March 2023, is the leading international body dedicated to improving the situation for women all over the world. The priority theme this year is Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. The Nordic Co-operation activities will focus on making the digital world safer for all and ways to close the pension gap.
Pushing back the push-back – Nordic solutions to online gender-based violence
Time: 01:15 PM – 02:30 PM (EST)
Welcome to this CSW67 event when Nordic gender equality ministers talk about Nordic solutions to make the digital world safer for all, led by Iceland’s prime minister. The Nordic countries are ready to push back the opposition to gender equality!
Economic gender equality now! Nordic ways to close the pension gap
Time: 03:00 PM – 04:15 PM (EST)
Although women in the Nordic countries have high levels of education and labour market participation, this does not automatically translate into gender equality in pensions. Efforts to promote equal pay and shared parental leave have taken us far in ensuring women’s economic empowerment in retirement. How do we also design pension systems that promote gender equality?
The abusive internet – Nordic and Baltic ways to prevent gender-based violence
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST)
Join our Nordic-Baltic experts as they discuss the weak points and top priorities when it comes to safeguarding human rights and gender equality online!
This CSW67 is event hosted by the Latvian Government and the Nordic Council of Ministers.
This is CSW
The sixty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women, CSW67, will take place at the UN headquarters in New York.
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.
A functional commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), it was established by ECOSOC resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946.
During 2023 the Commission has the following priority and review themes during CSW67:
- Priority theme: Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.
- Review theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls (agreed conclusions of the sixty-second session).