The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established in 1946 as a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Its mandate is to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. The commission meets annually for a two-week session in New York, during which member states, UN […]Read more..
The conference entitled Bearing-Witness: Videography in the Hands of the People, was from 5-7 October, 22 at the MIT’s Media Lab. It was organized by the Comparative Media Studies/Writing in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The conference builds on scholarship and public policy that emerged as a result of the […]Read more..
The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UNs focal point for science, technology and innovation (STI) for development. It is a forum for strategic planning, sharing lessons learned and best practices, providing foresight about critical trends in STI in key […]Read more..
This year’s WSIS is organized under the theme “ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs”. The inauguration date is Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 CET. The Opening Ceremony will feature a number of distinguished panellists, including: Mr. Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary-General Dr. Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General […]Read more..
The sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 14 to 25 March 2022. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session. Themes Priority theme: Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of […]Read more..