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NGO CSW Geneva’s position paper on a 5th World Conference on Women (5WCW)

The NGO CSW-Geneva supports the holding of a 5th World Conference on Women including the 20 Year Review of the Beijing Platform for Action (1995). The Committee’s Position Paper on a 5th Women Conference on Women provides the background to this decision, the rationale for such support and the key issues for considerations.


Women at Rio+20: the Women’s Major Group


The NGO CSW Geneva would like to express its support and appreciation for the advocacy work of the Women’s Major group in the discussions leading to the conference on  Sustainable Development – Rio+10 of June 20-22, 2012.

More information on the Women Major group’s participation in Rio+20 on


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Call for a UN Fifth World Conference on Women (5WCW) in 2015



Committee member Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) calls to Action in support of a United Nations 5th World Conference on Women to advance this proposal to ECOSOC in July 2011 and to the General Assembly.

Target date would be 2015, 20 years after the 4WCW in Beijing.

Today, the world needs more than ever empowered, creative and committed women to help solve the many problems facing humanity and to reach the Millennium Development Goals.

Downloads : Joint Statement “Convening of a Fifth World Conference on Women”  delivered at the 55th CSW (New-York, 22 February-4 March 2011) :  English versionFrench version

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