March is the month of women, it hosts the International Women’s Day and the Commission on the Status of Women, which this year celebrates its 60th anniversary with the theme of “Women’s Empowerment and its Link to Sustainable Development”.

Member Sates, UN Agencies, civil society and activists will meet during two weeks in a large series of events, starting on the 11th of March, with some open to public participation. Early registration is recommended since many activities are already fully booked.

For more information about the Commission, please visit UN Women.

To consult the calendar of side events, please read this agenda.

The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY (NGO CSW/NY), supports the work of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and UN Women and also organizes a series of events parallel to the Commission, which include a Consultation Day, a Reception, an Artisan Fair and a Forum Rally. For further information, please refer to their website. And to buy tickets, visit their page in eventbrite.