UN parallel event

CSW64 – all parallel and side events cancelled

All UN parallel events have been cancelled on account of the covid19 outbreak. The CSW64 advisory: 2 March, New York— Following the UN Secretary-General’s recommendation to Member States to amend the format of the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in light of the current concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an […]

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United Nations 63rd Commission on the Status of Women - 2019

63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women – 2019

The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019. Southern New Hampshire University students were Virtual Activism’s guests attending the conference. Themes This year, the conference centered around a priority theme and a review theme: Priority theme: Social protection […]

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Attending 62nd Session on Women (CSW62) – 2018

Virtual Activism attended the 62nd session on women in NY, 2018. The Priority theme was: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls; The Review theme: Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an […]

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Strategies for poverty eradication – 55th session for SD – 2017

The 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55), took place between 1-10 February 2017. The session’s theme was “Strategies for the eradication of poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”. Eradication of poverty an integral objective of all policies. But what will it take? Assistant Sec Gen António Guterres stated that inequality continues […]

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UN’s Commission on Social Development 55th session – 2017

Board members Marlyn Tadros and Melissa Dailey have attended  the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55), 1-10 February 2017“. The conference’s topic was “Strategies for the eradication of poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”.  Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world […]

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