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Commission on the Status of Women – CSW62
12 March 2018 - 23 March 2018

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 welcome to attend the session.


12 Mar 2018


United Nations Headquarters, New York


Priority theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls

Review theme: Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women (agreed conclusions of the forty-seventh session)

IFAD side event

Enabling rural women to benefit from opportunities in agri-food value chains in Africa 
12 March 2018, 6.30pm – 7.45pm

IFAD will be hosting a side event for sharing and exchanging best practices and major innovations that have been found to strengthen the role and the position of rural women in agri-food value chains, allowing them to capture a significant part of the profits. These good practices and innovations will be shared by rural women engaged in agri-food value chains.

For more information visit the UN Women website