CSW61: Agreed Conclusions (Zero Draft)

CSW61: Agreed Conclusions (Zero Draft)

Office for Women International Forums The UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
Monday, February 20, 2017

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has released the Zero Draft of the Agreed Conclusions of its 61st Sessions for information.

The principal output of the annual sessions of the CSW is the Agreed Conclusions on one or more priority themes. Agreed Conclusions contain an analysis of achievement of the goals related to the priority themes and a set of concrete policy recommendations. The recommendations, targeting Governments, the United Nations system, other international organisations, civil society actors and other relevant stakeholders, focus on actions to be taken at the international, national, regional and local levels.

The priority theme of the 61st Session of CSW is 'Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work'.

The review theme of the 61st Session of CSW is 'Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls'.

The focus area of the 61st Session of CSW is 'Empowerment of indigenous women'.