60th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

The 60th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women has the priority theme of women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development and the review theme of the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls. CSW60 was held in New York from the 14-24 March 2016.

NGO delegates

On the 6th February 2016, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash announced Ms Sarah Boyd and Dr Anu Mundkur as the non-government delegates attending the 60th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) as part of the Australian Government delegation.

CSW60 Side Events EOI

The Expression of Interest process is now closed and interested organisations have been contacted directly.

NGO written submissions

Written submissions were requested through the CSW email list on the 5 February 2016. If you did not receive an update please contact WomensBranchInternational@pmc.gov.au.

Post-CSW60

The Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) is now available.  The report provides a detailed account of the delegation’s participation at CSW60.

The Agreed Conclusions document entitled, “Women’s Empowerment and the Link to Sustainable Development” is now available from the UN website. 

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