9th International NGO Forum on “Economic Empowerment of Women – Key Factors for Equality by 2030”

The NGO CSW Geneva co-organizes the 9TH OCAPROCE International NGO Forum on the Economic Social and cultural Rights of Women 

on 2 June 2017, 10:00-18:00  
Room VII, Palais des Nations (Attention Room change)

Theme: 

“ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN – KEY FACTORS FOR EQUALITY BY 2030”

 

Registration on INDICO :
https://reg.unog.ch/event/18631/
(mandatory for those who do nat have a UN ground pass)

Note: if you do not have an INDICO account, you must first create an account via: https://reg.unog.ch/event/18631/user/register


Programme Summary: 

10:00 – 11:00 Official Opening of the Forum

11:00 – 13:15   Morning Sessions:

  • 1  Inclusive Growth for the Eradication of Women’s Poverty
  • 2  Women’s role in peace building and qualitative growth
  • 3  The Consequences of Migration on Women in Africa

14:15 – 16:30   Afternoon Sessions:

  • 4  Pay Gap in Light of the Economic Empowerment of Women
  • 5  Gender Pension Gap: Cumulative Effect of lifelong Gender Imbalances in Paid & Unpaid Work
  • 6  The Importance of ICTs for the Empowerment of Women and Gender Equality 

16:30 – 17:15 Closing
17:15 – 18:00   Reception

More information: Full Programme

 

NGO CSW Geneva / SDC Forum – Report now available

The NGO CSW Geneva with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) organized a one-day Forum on

the Economic Empowerment of Women & Girls in a Sustainable Perspective

which took place on 10 October 2016, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Room XIX 

4 topics were addressed in 4 panels: 

  • Promoting gender equality through Government Procurement
  • Equal Pay between Men and Women
  • Women in Decision Making Positions
  • Addressing Unpaid Care Work

The report on this Forum is now available for Download

NGO CSW Geneva Meeting – 16 February 2017

11:00-13:00 

at the at the Ecumenical Centre – Room IV (route de Ferney 150)

International Day of the Girl 2016 – Flashmob Dance: the video!

NGO CSW Geneva celebrated the fifth anniversary of the International Day of the Girl by staging a flashmob dance outside the United Nations building in Geneva. Sponsored by the US Mission, United Nations Office of Geneva and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, this spirited event was an invitation to all actors to fully commit to investing in girls in order to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

 

 

International Day of the Girl 2016 – Invitation to a Flashmob Dance

flyer-idog-2016-final-1Dance with us as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the International Day of the Girl. With this spirited event, we mean to engage all actors and gain their full commitment to investing in girls. Celebrating girls worldwide on 11 October raises awareness that states and their partners must take meaningful actions towards reaching Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

When? on Tuesday 11 October 2016 at 13:00 sharp

Where? on the Place des Nations in Geneva

Women in Power, a Guest Lecture by Torild Skard – 3 October 2016

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The International Alliance of Women & the World Council of Churches cordially invite you to a

Guest Lecture by TORILD SKARD
author of “Women in Power”

on Monday 3 October 2016, 18:00-20:00

at the Ecumenical Centre Visser’t Hooft Hall, 150 route de Ferney, Geneva

 

The lecture will be followed by a Panel of distinguished Panel on Women in top leadership and decision-making positions.

A reception is also organized at 17:30 with welcome words by Madame Esther Alder, Conseillère administrative de la Ville de Genève

This event is co-sponsored by the NGO CSW Geneva.

Download: Event flyer

 

NGO CSW Geneva Meeting – 13 September 2016

11:00 to 13:00 in the meeting room at 1 rue de Varembé (ground floor)

 

NGO CSW Geneva Meeting – 12 July 2016

12:00 – 14:00 at 1 rue de Varembé

International Conference to end FGM – From Goals to Action on FGM: Working Together to Bridge Gaps – on 10-11 May 2016

Flyer - FGM Conference IAC May 2016The NGO CSW Geneva is happy to support this 2 day conference organized on 10-11 May by one of its member the Inter-African Committee.

The conference is structured around the following:

  • Best practices against FGM
  • Legal frameworks, policies & action: Stock-taking & Gaps
  • Research, data and advocacy
  • Strengthening partnerships and stakeholder networking
  • Challenges to ending FGM incl. in diaspora:political, socio–economic and religious factors
  • Call to Action & Way forward

Continue reading ‘International Conference to end FGM – From Goals to Action on FGM: Working Together to Bridge Gaps – on 10-11 May 2016’ »

Extraordinary General Assembly – 12 May 2016

Extraordinary General Assembly

Rue de Varembe’ 1

12 May 2016

11:00-13:00

NGO CSW Geneva General Assembly – 14 April 2016

11:00-13:00

Place TBC

NGO CSW Geneva Meeting 9 February 2016

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

11:00-13:00 rue de Varembe’1

NGO CSW General meeting 12 January 2016

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

11:00-13:00

rue de varembe’ 1

 

NGO CSW Geneva Meeting – 23 November 2015

Monday 23 November 2015 – 11:00-13:00

Salle 4 Ecumenical Centre

Route de Ferney 150

NGO CSW Geneva – Extraordinary General Assembly – 8 September 2015

11:00-13:00 , Salle 2 at Ecumenical Centre, 150 Route de Ferney