The NWA’s aim to empower women’s organisations to actively participate in international human rights processes and to help organisations to identify opportunities for using the outcomes of international processes in their domestic work. In particular, the NWA’s aim to empower women’s organisations to contribute to the establishment and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Provide education forums and opportunities for information sharing about international human rights processes which are relevant to women, including CSW and CEDAW reporting.
- Identify and consult key stakeholders e.g. AG and F&S networks, NWA, Australian Human Rights Commission to ensure that particularly marginalised women’s voices are represented.
- Actively participate in the CSW process.
The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018.
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.
– See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw62-2018